Holistic vs Alternative - What's the difference?
As an adjective holistic
is related to holism.
As a noun alternative is
related to holism
Relating to a study of the whole instead of a separation into parts.
Relating to a choice between two or more possibilities
Not traditional, outside the mainstream, underground (e.g., alternative medicine, alternative lifestyle, (alternative rock)).
- an alternative proposition
* alternative dispute resolution
* alternative energy
* alternative lifestyle
* alternative medicine
* alternative press
* alternative vote
A situation which allows a mutually exclusive choice between two or more possibilities; a choice between two or more possibilities.
* 1817 , (Walter Scott), Rob Roy , XI:
One of several mutually exclusive things which can be chosen.
The remaining option; something available after other possibilities have been exhausted.
- ‘The cloister or a betrothed husband?’ I echoed—‘Is that the alternative destined for Miss Vernon?’
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