wellness [wel-nis] ExamplesWord Originnoun
- the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.
- an approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases.
Origin of wellness 1957; well1 (in the sense “in good health”) + -ness Related Words for wellness wellbeing, fitness, wholeness, robustness, shape, strength, vigor, verdure Examples from the Web for wellness Contemporary Examples of wellness
He is a consultant for Foodminds, which specializes “in food, beverage, nutrition, health and wellness.”
Dr. Barbara H. Roberts
May 22, 2014
At these wellness retreats, the staff will kick your butt—and then spoil you silly.
December 31, 2013
Instead, judge Silicon Valley by the free time, wellness, and educational value it creates for all of us.
May 30, 2013
HealthyWage, founded in 2009 by former financier David Roddenberry, has branded itself with the motto “wellness is valuable.”
April 10, 2013
Even very cheap policies often throw in some “wellness” coverage that discounts routine tests and checkups.
April 30, 2012
Historical Examples of wellness
Don’t get discouraged if you can’t suddenly change your life from shadow to sunshine, from illness to wellness.
William Crosbie Hunter
The focus of the Nursing as Caring theory, then, is not toward an end product such as health or wellness.
British Dictionary definitions for wellness wellness noun
- the state of being in good physical and mental health
Word Origin and History for wellness n.
wellness in Medicine wellness [wĕl′nĭs] n.
- The condition of good physical, mental and emotional health, especially when maintained by an appropriate diet, exercise, and other lifestyle modifications.