Definition of salubrious
: favorable to or promoting health or well-being salubrious habits
salubrityplay \-brə-tē\ noun
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Examples of salubrious in a Sentence
fresh air and exercise are always salubrious
Did You Know?
Salubrious and its synonyms "healthful" and "wholesome" all mean favorable to the health of mind or body. "Healthful" implies a positive contribution to a healthy condition (as in Charles Dickens' advice to "take more healthful exercise"). "Wholesome" applies to something that benefits you, builds you up, or sustains you physically, mentally, or spiritually. Louisa May Alcott used this sense in Little Women: "Work is wholesome.... It keeps us from ennui and mischief, is good for health and spirits, and gives us a sense of power and independence...." "Salubrious" is similar to the other two, but tends to apply chiefly to the helpful effects of climate or air.
Synonym Discussion of salubrious
SALUBRIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of salubrious for English Language Learners
: making good health possible or likely
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