FLOURISHING By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a term describing the good mental and physical health, the state of being free from illnesses and distress and being filled with vitality. Compare languishing. FLOURISHING: "Joe was flourishing on his new food and exercise regime." Related Psychology Terms PSYCHOBIOLOGY LUCIDITY GENETIC DEFECT GENETIC PREDISPOSITION MENTAL INSTITUTION MENTAL HEALTH NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH) BARRIER-FREE ENVIRONMENT NUTRITIONAL DISORDER DOPAMINE-RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLOURISHING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flourishing/ (accessed November 16, 2019).