Health vs Valetudinarianism - What's the difference?
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.
The state of being free from physical or psychological disease, illness, or malfunction; wellness.
Mr. Pratt's Patients
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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.
(obsolete) Cure, remedy.
*, Bk.XVII, Ch.XI:
*:And she myght have a dysshfulle of bloode of a maydyn and a clene virgyne in wylle and in worke, and a kynges doughter, that bloode sholde be her helth , for to anoynte her withall.
(countable) A toast to prosperity.
* bill of health
* health food
* health worker
The condition of a valetudinarian; a state of feeble health; infirmity.