Examples of salutary in a Sentence
The accident should be a salutary lesson to be more careful.
the low interest rates should have a salutary effect on business
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There’s a kind of elation in seeing both famous and obscure phrases from the plays plucked and resituated, the effect first-rate — distancing, salutary.
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Origin and Etymology of salutary
Middle French salutaire, from Latin salutaris, from salut-, salus health
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of salutary
SALUTARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of salutary for English Language Learners
: having a good or helpful result especially after something unpleasant has happened
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