V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: promoting good health or well-being

Synonyms: beneficial, healthful, healthy, nourishing, wholesome

Antonyms: harmful, adverse, bad

Tips: Salubrious is derived from the Latin salus, which means "welfare, health." It may be helpful to know that the word salute shares the same origin as salubrious. You may hear people toast glasses and say "salute," which really means "to your health." People wish others health or well-being as a salute. The next time you toast glasses say "salute" and wish everyone a salubrious (healthy, nourishing, wholesome) life. See the related word salutary.

Usage Examples:

The journal article mainly discussed the salubrious effects that the vitamins had on those suffering with cancer. (beneficial, healthful)

I try to exercise everyday as party of my salubrious lifestyle. (healthy)

Many people move to the country because of its salubrious air quality. (healthful, beneficial)

Broccoli is one of the most salubrious foods you can eat. (healthful, wholesome, nourishing)

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