Insalutary In*sal"u*ta*ry, a. [L. insaluteris : cf. F. insalutaire. See {In-} not, and {Salutary}.] 1. Not salutary or wholesome; unfavorable to health. [1913 Webster]

2. Not tending to safety; productive of evil. [1913 Webster]

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  • insalutary — adjective Etymology: Late Latin insalutaris, from Latin in in (I) + salutaris salutary : not healthful or wholesome a thoroughly insalutary outlook on life …   Useful english dictionary

  • insalutary — in·salutary …   English syllables

  • unwholesome — adj 1. unhealthful, insalubrious, insalutary; pernicious, injurious, deleterious, harmful, hurtful, destructive; noxious, noisome, toxic, septic, poisonous; unhygienic, unsanitary, germ ridden, dirty, filthy, foul. 2. demoralizing, depraving,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • noisome — [adj] immoral, bad, offensive baneful, dangerous, deadly, deleterious, disgusting, fetid, foul, harmful, horrid, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, insalutary, loathsome, malodorous, mephitic, mischievous, nauseating, noxious, pernicious,… …   New thesaurus

  • noxious — [adj] deadly, injurious baneful, corrupting, dangerous, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, fetid, foul, harmful, hurtful, insalubrious, insalutary, noisome, pernicious, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, poisonous, putrid, sickly, spoiled …   New thesaurus

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