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healing

[ hee-ling ]
/ ˈhi lɪŋ /
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adjective

curing or curative; prescribed or helping to heal.
growing sound; getting well; mending.

noun

the act or process of regaining health: a new drug to accelerate healing.

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Origin of healing

before 1000; Middle English heelyng (adj.), helynge (noun), Old English hǣlinge (noun). See heal, -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM healing

heal·ing·ly, adverbself-healing, adjectiveun·heal·ing, adjective
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