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Conducive or favorable to health or well-being.

[From Latin salūbris, from salūs, health; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]

sa·lu′bri·ous·ly adv.
sa·lu′bri·ous·ness, sa·lu′bri·ty (-brĭ-tē) n.
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Noun1.salubriousness - the quality of being salubrious and invigorating
healthfulness - the quality of promoting good health
insalubriousness, insalubrity - the quality of being insalubrious and debilitating


, salubrity
nHeilsamkeit f, → Bekömmlichkeit f, → Zuträglichkeit f
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