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wellness

[wel-nis] /ˈwɛl nɪs/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.
2.
an approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases.
Origin of wellness
well1 ( def 11 ) + -ness
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wellness

/ˈwɛlnəs/
noun
1.
the state of being in good physical and mental health
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Word Origin and History for wellness
n.

1650s, from well (adv.) + -ness.

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wellness in Medicine

wellness well·ness (wěl'nĭs)
n.
The condition of good physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits.

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