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Definition promoting health
  • I love the salubrious mountain air.
salubrious = promoting health
  • The climate was salubrious, the soil fertile, the rivers well stocked with fish, the natives peaceable and friendly.
    Irving, Washington  --  Astoria or Anecdotes  of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains
  • There was no hotel and though they themselves would have no trouble finding a place to lay their heads, they clearly felt the young Englishwoman needed somewhere more salubrious.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • salubrious = promoting health
  • On the contrary, a trust in the staying power and travel-worthiness of such good should encourage us to credit the possibility of a world where respect for the validity of every tradition will issue in the creation and maintenance of a salubrious political space.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • salubrious = promoting health
  • Don't know anything about the north, but am altogether salubrious and balmy, hey, my lady?"
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • 'Sir,' said Mr. Micawber, 'I rejoice to reply that they are, likewise, in the enjoyment of salubrity.'
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • The better, Mr. Harthouse gave him to understand as they shook hands, for the salubrious air of Coketown.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • All right then; limpid, salubrious: no gush of bilge water had turned it to fetid puddle.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The outhouse will do me nicely: it will be more salubrious.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • I shall never forget, how refreshing and salubrious we found it, hard as it often was.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Also I think of changing my residence for a time: probably I shall close or let 'The Shrubs,' and take some place near the coast—under advice of course as to salubrity.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • His features were pretty yet, and his eye and complexion brighter than I remembered them, though with merely temporary lustre borrowed from the salubrious air and genial sun.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • It was not against my field training, certainly, to treat a patient in such a way with the aim of returning him to his duties as soon as possible, for in wartime it was never a question of salubrity, really not for anyone.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Decision, salubrity, jocosity, prosperity, seem to hover within his call; he is evidently a practical man, but the idea in his case, has undefined and mysterious boundaries, which invite the imagination to bestir itself on his behalf.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • We passed a fortnight in these perambulations: my health and spirits had long been restored, and they gained additional strength from the salubrious air I breathed, the natural incidents of our progress, and the conversation of my friend.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The water was shallow and very warm, but the salt felt good on my mosquito bites, and there is something undeniably salubrious for the soul about floating naked in the surf without another human being in sight or sound, free from the encumbrances or worries of the classroom.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • To these flourishing resolutions, which briefly recounted the general utility of education, the political and geographical rights of the village of Templeton to a participation in the favors of the regents of the university, the salubrity of the air, and wholesomeness of the water, together with the cheapness of food and the superior state of morals in the neighbor hood, were uniformly annexed, in large Roman capitals, the names of Marmaduke Temple as chairman and Richard Jones as...
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • He would have let the house, but could find no tenant, in consequence of its ineligible and insalubrious site.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in insalubrious means not and reverses the meaning of salubrious. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • If such superb white flowers as that could bloom in Catholic soil, the soil was not insalubrious.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • (Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in insalubrious means not and reverses the meaning of salubrious. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • His only concerns were that the air was "not so salubrious" as that of France, and that the Dutch knew little at all about America, which he found astonishing.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams

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