What is the meaning of health insurance
1. the branch of medical science that studies health and its preservation; hygiene.
1. a condition of poor health.
2. a state of being concerned with health, often excessively.
3. invalidism. — valetudinarian, n. adj.
- As clean and strong and healthy as a young tree in the sun —Hugh Walpole
- (Has a heart) as sound as a bell —William Shakespeare
- Drug addiction is like a light that doesn’t shine —Cardinal John O’Connor, speaking at New York City ceremony to fight drug addiction, August 8, 1986
- Felt like the symptoms on a medicine bottle —George Ade
- (Looking) fit and taut as a fiddle —Robert Louis Stevenson
- (I feel as) fit as a bull moose —Theodore Roosevelt to newspaper reporters
- Fit as a fiddle —John Ray’s Proverbs
This is the most famous of the many “Fit as” comparisons. A modernized extension by novelist Geoffrey Wolff: “Fit as an electric fiddle.” (You’re looking this morning as) fit as a flea —Henry James Gobbled pills like a famished chicken pecking up corn —Dale Kramer [Narrator’s father] gradually sank as if he had a slow leak —Oliver Sacks Healthy as a kayaker —Richard Ford Healthy as a steer —Thomas Zigal A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul, a sick, its prison —Francis Bacon
Hones himself down [to stay in top physical condition] sharper than a Gillette blade —Norman Keifetz It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser —Robert Louis Stevenson No neurotic is cured, he merely substitutes one set of neuroses for another. Like a man who stops biting his fingernails only to start scratching his head —Margaret Millar Pent-up resentment, aggression and hostility are as bad for health as constipation —George Garrett Radiate health and good will like a red-hot stove —Robertson Davies Sickness fell upon me like an April cloud —Edward Marsh So far as ailments went, Uncle Horace was like an insatiable gardener confronted by a seedsman’s catalogue. He had only to get news of an untried specimen to have a go at it —Howard Spring Sound as a bell of brass —Anon
According to Larry Gottlieb, a one-time handicapper for the New York Morning Telegraph. this expression used to assay a thoroughbred up for sale is the most commonly used simile in racing circles. It was introduced in England during the nineteenth century. Sound as a nut —Mazo De La Roche Temperature as high as a tree —Mary Lee Settle Unhealthy as the liver of a goose intended for pate —Israel Zangwill
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