insalubrious

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

Definition of insalubrious

:not conducive to health :unwholesome
  • an insalubrious climate

insalubrity

play \ˌin-sə-ˈlü-brə-tē\ noun

Examples of insalubrious in a Sentence

  1. after inhaling the insalubrious city smog for a month, I was happy to once again breathe in the fresh air of the country

Origin and Etymology of insalubrious

Latin insalubris, from in- + salubris healthful — more at safe


INSALUBRIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

insalubrious

adjective

Definition of insalubrious for English Language Learners

  • : not clean or healthy


Medical Dictionary

insalubrious

adjective in·sa·lu·bri·ous \ ˌin(t)-sə-ˈlü-brē-əs \

medical Definition of insalubrious

:not conducive to health :not wholesome
  • an insalubrious climate

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