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healthonism

[ hel-thuh-niz-uhm ]

noun

  1. the practice of having an essentially healthy lifestyle, as through diet and exercise, while including a reasonable amount of self-indulgence, as in drinking alcoholic beverages:

    Friday night’s on-site cocktail party marked the yoga studio’s foray into healthonism.



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  • health·on·ist noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of healthonism1

First recorded in 2010–15; coined by J. Walter Thompson marketing communications agency; blend of health ( def ) and hedonism ( def )

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