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Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
healing (adjective)
tending to cure disease or restore health
SYNONIMS:
curative, healing, officinal, remedial, restorative, therapeutic
RELATED WORDS:
healthful, healthy, salubrious, salutary, sanative, wholesome; alleviative, corrective, tonic
NEAR ANTONYMS:
insalubrious, noisome, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; deleterious, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, toxic; adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, detrimental, harmful, hurtful, ill; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary
healing (noun)
the process or period of gradually regaining one's health and strength
SYNONIMS:
comeback, healing, mending, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehab, rehabilitation, snapback
RELATED WORDS:
resuscitation, revival; survival
NEAR ANTONYMS:
decline, degeneration, deterioration, fading, failing, languishing, sinking, wasting (away), weakening, wilting, withering, worsening; regression, relapse
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