adj 1: promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you" [syn: healthy, salubrious, good for you] 2: favorable to health of mind or body; "not the most salubrious campsite"; "one of the less salubrious suburbs"
adjectiveEtymology: Latin salubris; akin to salvus safe, healthy — more at safeDate: 1547 favorable to or promoting health or well-being <salubrious habits> Synonyms:seehealthful • salubriouslyadverb • salubriousnessnoun • salubritynoun
1. A place that is salubrious is pleasant and healthy. (FORMAL) ...your salubrious lochside hotel.ADJ 2. Something that is described as salubrious is respectable or socially desirable. (FORMAL) ...London's less salubrious quarters.ADJ