Definition of salubrious in English:

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salubrious

Pronunciation: /səˈluːbrɪəs/

adjective

1Health-giving; healthy: odours of far less salubrious origin
More example sentences
  • With its salubrious weather, few would want to move out.
  • It began as a colony of orange growers, but by the 1880s, wealthy Easterners had discovered that the salubrious climate might benefit them as much as it did any orange.
  • Today's news also brought the suggestion that the traditional growing regions for fine wines may not be the regions producing the most salubrious wines.
Synonyms
healthy, health-giving, healthful, beneficial, good for one's health, wholesome, salutary
1.1(Of a place) pleasant; not run-down: an over-priced flat in a none too salubrious area
More example sentences
  • I surveyed the old hospital and its many auxiliary buildings in salubrious places like Morningside.
  • He soon found himself walking through one of the less salubrious areas of the city.
  • Kostas bought a taxi and the pair went to work, spending their nights in the city's less salubrious areas.
Synonyms
pleasant, agreeable, nice, select, upmarket, high-class, leafy, fashionable, expensive, luxurious, grand, fancy
informal posh, swanky, plushy, classy, glitzy
British informal swish
North American informal swank

Derivatives

salubriously

adverb
Example sentences
  • My sincerest wishes for a salubriously beneficial and gratifyingly pleasurable period between sunset and dawn.
  • Living salubriously means eating at least 3 healthy meals a day, falling asleep at the same time every day, and waking up without an alarm; getting at least 30 minutes of exercise (even walking) and being out and about at least 2 hours a day to get sun.
  • It is a salubriously green island state and is located at the tip of the Malay Peninsula.

salubriousness

Pronunciation: /səˈluːbrɪəsnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Things slow a bit in the middle, but overall it's a darkly diverting amusement, perfect for anyone seeking temporary relief from the excessive sunshine, fresh air and general salubriousness of a Calgary summer.
  • The relation between wage level and salubriousness has already been proven in several sociomedical studies, in our country and elsewhere.
  • About fifteen years since, attracted by the salubriousness of the climate and the beauty of the country, a number of Northern farmers removed to Fairfax and Alexandria Counties with their families.

salubrity

Pronunciation: /səˈluːbrəti/
noun
Example sentences
  • As a summer resort for tourists in search of health or pleasure, the year had not been a good one but the salubrity of the Ingleton air was evident in the decision of West Riding County Council to chose it as one of two sites for a sanatorium.
  • Chipman indicted Californians, and miners in particular, for failing to follow natural dictates, blaming human ‘ignorance, improvidence and wastefulness’ for deteriorating the ‘earth's general salubrity.’
  • The spectacular scenery of the West also earns an honorable mention from Limerick: The region's salubrity has attracted millions of migrants.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Latin salubris (from salus 'health') + -ous.

Words that rhyme with salubrious

lugubrious

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: sa¦lu|bri¦ous

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