Health vs Valetudinarianism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between health and valetudinarianism

is that health is the state of being free from physical or psychological disease, illness, or malfunction; wellness while valetudinarianism is the condition of a valetudinarian; a state of feeble health; infirmity.

health

English

(wikipedia health)

Alternative forms

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Noun

(en-noun)
  • The state of being free from physical or psychological disease, illness, or malfunction; wellness.
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  • A state of well-being or balance, often physical but sometimes also mental and social; the overall level of function of an organism from the cellular (micro) level to the social (macro) level.
  • Physical condition.
  • (obsolete) Cure, remedy.
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  • (countable) A toast to prosperity.
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  • Derived terms

    * healthiness * healthy * healthcare * bill of health * health food * health worker

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    valetudinarianism

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The condition of a valetudinarian; a state of feeble health; infirmity.
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