Definition of holistically in English:

holistically

Pronunciation /hɒˈlɪstɪkli/ /həʊˈlɪstɪkli/

adverb

  • 1Philosophy
    In a way that is characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole.

    ‘the damage caused by unethical behaviour needs to be examined holistically’
    1. 1.1Medicine In a way that treats the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease.
      ‘he has been treated holistically for a heart murmur’

Pronunciation

holistically

/hɒˈlɪstɪkli/ /həʊˈlɪstɪkli/