adjective sa·lu·bri·ous \sə-ˈlü-brē-əs\

: making good health possible or likely

Full Definition of SALUBRIOUS

:  favorable to or promoting health or well-being <salubrious habits>
sa·lu·bri·ous·ly adverb
sa·lu·bri·ous·ness noun
sa·lu·bri·ty \-brə-tē\ noun

Examples of SALUBRIOUS

  1. <fresh air and exercise are always salubrious>


Latin salubris; akin to salvus safe, healthy — more at safe
First Known Use: 1547

Synonym Discussion of SALUBRIOUS

healthful, wholesome, salubrious, salutary mean favorable to the health of mind or body. healthful implies a positive contribution to a healthy condition <a healthful diet>. wholesome applies to what benefits, builds up, or sustains physically, mentally, or spiritually <wholesome foods> <the movie is wholesome family entertainment>. salubrious applies chiefly to the helpful effects of climate or air <cool and salubrious weather>. salutary describes something corrective or beneficially effective, even though it may in itself be unpleasant <a salutary warning that resulted in increased production>.
Medical Dictionary


adjective sa·lu·bri·ous \sə-ˈlü-brē-əs\

Medical Definition of SALUBRIOUS

:  favorable to or promoting health or well-being <a salubrious climate>
sa·lu·bri·ous·ness noun
sa·lu·bri·ty \-brət-ē\ noun, plural sa·lu·bri·ties


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