adjective, (adverb: salubriously; noun: salubriousness, salubrity)
1. conducive or favourable to promoting health of body and/or mind.
2. something (of surroundings etc.) that is pleasant; agreeable.
16th century, from Latin salubris “promoting health, healthful,” from salus (gen. salutis) “welfare, health.”
Although hemmed with a wall, parts of this dirty petticoat to Breccia seeped out through the gates in the form of foundries and liveries, kilns and furnaces, knackers’ and slaughter yards. Another trimming to the city was more salubrious: the bab groves, the rows of trees interspersed with slots and cisterns and vegetable plots.Glenda Larke
The Last Stormlord
beneficial; healthy; invigorating; restorative; salutary; wholesome
insalubrious; unhealthy; unwholesome
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