- rightly balanced, adjusted, or regulated: a well-balanced diet.
- sensible; sane: a well-balanced mind.
Origin of well-balanced
First recorded in 1620–30
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Examples from the Web for well-balanced
When students are overweight or obese, well-balanced meals are especially important.The Government is Still Failing Kids on School Lunches
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One group of students gave a well-balanced and coherent presentation.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More
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And his black evening gowns with bodices swathed in sheer black organza were a well-balanced cocktail of sex and subtlety.Chanel, Armani, and Givenchy Present Their Haute-Couture Collections in Paris
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What he said was so wise, so well-balanced, and so captivating.My Double Life
It was certainly not the product of a—say, of a well-balanced mind.
No man will believe a girl who has just accepted his suit to be not well-balanced,—you know.
Now, all this does not matter to the mentally solid and well-balanced reader.My Contemporaries In Fiction
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As aforesaid, the mixed vegetarian dietary is, in general, well-balanced.No Animal Food
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- having good balance or proportions
- of balanced mind; sane or sensible
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