Definition of insalubrious in English:

insalubrious

Line breaks: in|salu¦bri|ous
Pronunciation: /ˌɪnsəˈluːbrɪəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

insalubrity

noun
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  • An argument against this, however, is that following the Civil War the South did experience considerable migration from the North despite its reputation for insalubrity.
  • For, as we have seen, the misfortunes of the city were due to the insalubrity of its climate and the collapse of the Portuguese power and commerce in the East.
  • It will in all probability become a place of the first consequence, notwithstanding the insalubrity of its climate, and the dreadful tempests it is subject to in winter.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin insalubris (from in- 'not' + salubris 'salubrious') + -ous.

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