salubrious

  • 1 salubrious — salubrious, salutary Both words are derived from the Latin word salus meaning ‘health’. Salubrious essentially means ‘giving health’ and hence also ‘pleasant, agreeable’ • (The Prince of Wales bestowed a polite eye upon her, then turned to the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 Salubrious — Sa*lu bri*ous, a. [L. salubris, or saluber, fr. salus health; akin to salvus safe, sound, well. See {Safe}.] Favorable to health; healthful; promoting health; as, salubrious air, water, or climate. [1913 Webster] Syn: Healthful; wholesome;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 salubrious — I adjective advantageous, analeptic, beneficial, corrective, corroborant, curative, favorable to health, healing, health promoting, healthful, healthy, invigorating, life giving, medicinal, nourishing, nutritious, nutritive, recuperative,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 salubrious — 1540s, from L. salubris promoting health, healthful, from salus (gen. salutis) welfare, health (see SALUTE (Cf. salute)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 salubrious — *healthful, healthy, wholesome, salutary, hygienic, sanitary Analogous words: *beneficial, advantageous: benign, *favorable …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 salubrious — [adj] health giving beneficial, good, healthful, healthy, hygienic, invigorating, salutary, sanitary, wholesome; concepts 560,572 Ant. insalubrious, unhealthy, unwholesome …

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  • 7 salubrious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) health giving; healthy. 2) (of a place) pleasant; not run down. DERIVATIVES salubriously adverb salubriousness noun salubrity noun. ORIGIN Latin salubris, from salus health …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 salubrious — [sə lo͞o′brē əs] adj. [< L salubris (< salus, health: see SAFE) + OUS] promoting health or welfare; healthful, wholesome, salutary, etc. salubriously adv. salubrity [sə lo͞o′brə tē] n. salubriousness …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 salubrious — [[t]səlu͟ːbriəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A place that is salubrious is pleasant and healthy. [FORMAL] ...your salubrious lochside hotel. 2) ADJ GRADED Something that is described as salubrious is respectable or socially desirable. [FORMAL] ...London s… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 salubrious — sa|lu|bri|ous [səˈlu:briəs] adj formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: salubris, from salus; SALUTE1] a salubrious area or place is pleasant and clean, especially compared to other places often used humorously ▪ the less salubrious area near… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 salubrious — adjective formal a place that is salubrious is pleasant and healthy to be in: They ve moved to a more salubrious part of town …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 salubrious — adjective 1) I found the climate salubrious Syn: healthy, health giving, healthful, beneficial, wholesome; archaic salutary See note at sanitary Ant: unhealthy 2) a salubrious Sunday afternoon …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 salubrious — adjective Etymology: Latin salubris; akin to salvus safe, healthy more at safe Date: 1547 favorable to or promoting health or well being < salubrious habits > Synonyms: see healthful • salubriously adverb • salubriousness noun • salubrity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 salubrious — salubriously, adv. salubriousess, salubrity /seuh looh bri tee/, n. /seuh looh bree euhs/, adj. favorable to or promoting health; healthful: salubrious air. [1540 50; < L salubr(is) promoting health (akin to salus health) + IOUS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 15 salubrious — Healthful, usually in reference to climate. [L. salubris, healthy, fr. salus, health] * * * sa·lu·bri·ous sə lü brē əs adj favorable to or promoting health or well being <a salubrious climate> sa·lu·bri·ous·ness n sa·lu·bri·ty brət ē n, pl… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 salubrious — sa|lu|bri|ous [ sə lubriəs ] adjective FORMAL a salubrious place is one that is pleasant and comfortable to live in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 salubrious — UK [səˈluːbrɪəs] / US [səˈlubrɪəs] adjective formal a salubrious place is one that is pleasant and comfortable to live in …

    English dictionary

  • 18 salubrious — /səˈlubriəs / (say suh loohbreeuhs) adjective 1. (especially of air, climate, etc.) favourable to health; promoting health. 2. (of a locality) attractive and prosperous: they live in one of the more salubrious suburbs. {salubri(ty) (from Latin… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 salubrious —   a. health giving; respectable, wholesome.    ♦ salubrify, v.t. make salubrious.    ♦ salubrity, n …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 20 salubrious — adjective /səˈluː.bɹiː.əs/ Promoting health or well being; wholesome. Especially related to air. Ant: insalubrious See Also: salubriously, salubriousness …

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