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salubrious

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

Simple Definition of salubrious

  • : making good health possible or likely

Full Definition of salubrious

  1. :  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 play \-brə-tē\ noun

Examples of salubrious

  1. <fresh air and exercise are always salubrious>



Origin of 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

salubrious

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

Medical Definition of salubrious

  1. :  favorable to or promoting health or well-being <a salubrious climate>

  2. sa·lu·bri·ous·ness noun
    sa·lu·bri·ty \-brət-ē\play noun, plural sa·lu·bri·ties





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