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Saturday, January 2

Sanative

[SAN-ə-div]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, unknown

1.

Conducive to physical or spiritual health and well-being; healing.

Examples of Sanative in a sentence

"Reagan's favorite sanative pastime was driving down to the beach to watch the ocean."

"The spa promised a sanative effect from every visit."

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About Sanative

Sanative developed through the Old French word "sanatif" and the late Latin word "sanativus," but its origins lie in the Latin word "sanare" — which means "to cure."

Did you Know?

While it can be tempting to pursue many different goals, hobbies, and aspirations during the new year, be careful to avoid burnout. Try to schedule in some regular sanative time for yourself. Your future self will thank you!

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