from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Evenly balanced, proportioned, or regulated.
  • adjective Mentally or emotionally stable; well-adjusted.
  • adjective Engaging in varied activities or having varied interests.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Rightly balanced; properly adjusted or regulated; not con fused or disorderly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective properly balanced; in equilibrium
  • adjective mentally stable and free from psychological disorder

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective in an optimal state of balance or equilibrium
  • adjective free from psychological disorder


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