well-balanced

  • 1 well-balanced — adjective 1. ) made up of various things that form a satisfactory or healthy combination: a reasonable well balanced approach to the problem of hazardous wastes a well balanced diet (=one that contains a variety of foods and the right amount of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 2 well-balanced — balanced al anced adj. being in a state of proper balance or equilibrium; opposite of {unbalanced}. the carefully balanced seesaw a properly balanced symphony orchestra a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history a balanced blend… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 well-balanced — adj 1.) a well balanced meal or ↑diet contains all the different things you need to keep you healthy 2.) a well balanced person is sensible and does not allow strong emotions to control their behaviour …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 well-balanced — well′ bal′anced adj. 1) rightly balanced, adjusted, or regulated: a well balanced diet[/ex] 2) sensible; sane: a well balanced mind[/ex] • Etymology: 1620–30 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 5 well-balanced — [wel′bal′ənst] adj. 1. nicely or exactly balanced, adjusted, or regulated [a well balanced meal] 2. sane, sensible, and reliable …

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  • 6 well-balanced — well ba·lanced bal ən(t)st adj 1) nicely or evenly balanced, arranged, or regulated <a well balanced diet> 2) emotionally or psychologically untroubled …

    Medical dictionary

  • 7 well-balanced — [adj] sensible; equal all there*, astute, aware, cognizant, discriminating, graceful, having all one’s marbles*, informed, intelligent, knowing, level headed, logical, mentally stable, practical, proportional, prudent, rational, reasonable, sane …

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  • 8 well-balanced — index proportionate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 well-balanced — UK / US adjective 1) made up of various things that form a satisfactory or healthy combination a reasonable well balanced approach to the problem of hazardous wastes a well balanced diet (= one that contains a variety of foods and the right… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 well-balanced — also well balanced 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as well balanced, you mean that they are sensible and do not have many emotional problems. ...a fun loving, well balanced individual. Syn: stable 2) ADJ GRADED If you describe something… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 well-balanced — adjective Date: 1629 1. nicely or evenly balanced, arranged, or regulated < a well balanced diet > < a well balanced attack in football > 2. emotionally or psychologically untroubled …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 well-balanced — /wel bal euhnst/, adj. 1. rightly balanced, adjusted, or regulated: a well balanced diet. 2. sensible; sane: a well balanced mind. [1620 30] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 well-balanced — adjective 1. in an optimal state of balance or equilibrium (Freq. 1) a well balanced wheel • Similar to: ↑balanced 2. free from psychological disorder a well adjusted personality • Syn: ↑well adjusted …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 well-balanced — adjective 1 a well balanced meal or diet 1 (1) contains all the things you need to keep you healthy 2 a well balanced person is sensible and is not controlled by strong emotions; stable 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 well-balanced — /ˈwɛl bælənst/ (say wel baluhnst) adjective 1. rightly balanced, adjusted, or regulated. 2. sensible; sane. Also, (especially in predicative use), well balanced /wɛl ˈbælənst/ (say wel baluhnst) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 well-balanced — adj. Well balanced is used with these nouns: ↑diet …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 well balanced — see well balanced …

    English dictionary

  • 18 ˌwell-ˈbalanced — adj 1) made up of various things that form a satisfactory or healthy combination a well balanced meal/diet[/ex] 2) sensible and mentally strong …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 well-balanced — adj 1. sensible, sane, rational, reasonable; prudent, judicious, circumspect, thoughtful; sober, moderate, cool, cool headed, level headed; sound, commonsense, commonsensical, practical, down to earth, realistic; intelligent, discerning,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 well-balanced — Synonyms and related words: assured, balanced, coequal, collected, commonsense, composed, confident, cool, coolheaded, coordinate, equal, equanimous, equilateral, equilibrious, eurythmic, even, fast, fiducial, finished, firm, firm as Gibraltar,… …

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