holistic holistic  /hoʊ ˈlɪ stɪk/


  • (adj) emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole


  1. And the Commons is just the most holistic example of something that more and more campuses are prioritizing: the new freshman experience.
  2. Yoga is more holistic; it's interested in the integration of body, breath and mind.
  3. His dedication to the holistic experience of a single comicbook issue has vastly increased the prestige of the medium.


  1. Illuminations Now Offers Spirited Healing Services

    Holistic well-being center, Illuminations, now offers spiritual healing services to fulfill a desire for individuals to look within and beyond for answers to life’s perplexing questions. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10842703.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Emerging Businesses: Providing holistic care for animals of all sizes

    With holistic care becoming a more common way to help humans, two local veterinarians are taking the same approach with their care for animals.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  3. Acupuncture and Holistic Treatments Support Natural Weight Loss Says Edison Chiropractor

    EDISON, N.J. -- Backsmart Wellness Center in Edison, NJ is educating weight loss patients about the benefits of holistic treatments including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and custom wellness programs. According ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations, Mr Bernanke said: "We must have a strategy that regulates the financial system as a whole, in a holistic way, not just its individual components."
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Sky News

  2. "On the militia, the Baghdad plan itself is integrated to a holistic, countrywide plan that the multinational corps is developing. And security for Baghdad won't just come from securing the inside of Baghdad," Casey said at a briefing on Monday....
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: George Casey Source: Forbes

  3. Suggesting that the government takes steps to strengthen the law, Ms Natarajan said that these killings "happens in various permutations in different regions and we believe a holistic view should be taken. In any event this violence cannot be...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jayanthi Natarajan Source: Economic Times

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