Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 654. Health.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section II. Prospective Volition
2. Degree of Subservience
654. Health.
NOUN:HEALTH, sanity; soundness &c. adj.; vigor; good -, perfect -, excellent -, rude -, robust- health; bloom, mens sana in corpore sano [L.]; Hygeia; incorruption, incorruptibility; valetude [obs.]; good state -, clean bill- of health; eupepsia or eupepsy, euphoria or euphory; convalescence, upgrade; strength, poise.
VERB:BE IN HEALTH &c. adj.; be bursting with -vigor, - pep [slang]; never feel better; bloom, flourish.
  keep body and soul together, keep on one’s legs; enjoy -good, - a good state of- health; have a clean bill of health.
  RETURN TO HEALTH; recover [See Restoration]; get better (improve) [See Improvement]; take a -new, - fresh- lease of life; convalesce, be convalescent; add years to one’s life; recruit; restore to health; cure (restore) [See Restoration].
ADJECTIVE:HEALTHY, healthful; in health &c. n.; well, sound, whole, strong, blooming, hearty, hale, fresh, green, florid, flush, hardy, stanch or staunch, brave, robust, vigorous, weatherproof.
  on one’s legs; sound as a -roach, - bell; fresh as -a daisy, - a rose, - April; walking on air; hearty as a buck; in -fine, - high- feather; in good case, in full bloom; pretty bobbish [dial. or slang]; bursting with -health, - vigor; in fine fettle; chipper [colloq. U. S.]; tolerably well, as well as can be expected.
  UNSCATHED, uninjured, unmaimed, unmarred, untainted; sound of wind and limb, without a scratch, safe and sound.
  SANITARY &c. (health-giving) [See Salubrity]; sanatory (remedial) [See Remedy].
  1. Health that snuffs the morning air.—Grainger
  2. Non est vivere sed valere vita.—Martial



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