salutary


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sal·u·tar·y

 (săl′yə-tĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
2. Favorable to health; wholesome: a salutary climate.

[Middle English saluter, from Old French salutaire, from Latin salūtāris, from salūs, salūt-, health; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]

sal′u·tar′i·ly (-târ′ə-lē) adv.
sal′u·tar′i·ness n.

salutary

(ˈsæljʊtərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. promoting or intended to promote an improvement or beneficial effect: a salutary warning.
2. promoting or intended to promote health
[C15: from Latin salūtāris wholesome, from salūs safety]
ˈsalutarily adv
ˈsalutariness n

sal•u•tar•y

(ˈsæl yəˌtɛr i)

adj.
1. favorable to or promoting health; healthful.
2. promoting or conducive to some beneficial purpose; wholesome.
[1480–90; < Latin salūt(āris) (salūt-, s. of salūs health + -āris -ar1) + -ary]
sal′u•tar`i•ly (-ə li) adv.
sal′u•tar`i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.salutary - tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"

salutary

adjective beneficial, useful, valuable, helpful, profitable, good, practical, good for you, advantageous, win-win It was a new and salutary experience to be in the minority.

salutary

adjective
Translations

salutary

[ˈsæljʊtərɪ] ADJ (= healthy) → saludable; (= beneficial) → conveniente

salutary

[ˈsæljʊtəri] adj [experience, effect] → salutaire

salutary

adj
(= healthy)gesund
(= beneficial) advicenützlich; experienceheilsam, lehrreich; effectgünstig; a salutary reminder that …eine heilsame or lehrreiche Erinnerung daran, dass …

salutary

[ˈsæljʊtrɪ] adjsalutare

sal·u·tar·y

a. saludable.
References in classic literature ?
Though obliged to come nearly in contact with the monster, the Huron, who had at first so warily determined the character of his strange visitor, was now content with proceeding without wasting a moment in further examination; but Heyward was unable to prevent his eyes from looking backward, in salutary watchfulness against attacks in the rear.
It was about this time that Rebecca, who had been reading about the Spartan boy, conceived the idea of some mild form of self-punishment to be applied on occasions when she was fully convinced in her own mind that it would be salutary.
The effect of a religious profession on the conduct of southern masters is vividly described in the fol- lowing Narrative, and shown to be any thing but salutary.
You too have principle and mind: your tastes and habits resemble Diana's and Mary's; your presence is always agreeable to me; in your conversation I have already for some time found a salutary solace.
All this time we, the outsiders, remained oppressed by the tremendous interests involved in the conversation; and our host regarded us with pride, as the victims of a salutary awe and astonishment.
I cannot and must not draw sword, as I have many a time before told thee, against anyone who is not a dubbed knight; it is for thee, Sancho, if thou wilt, to take vengeance for the wrong done to thy Dapple; and I will help thee from here by shouts and salutary counsels.
Whether the usurpation, when once begun, will stop at the salutary point, or go forward to the dangerous extreme, must depend on the contingencies of the moment.
Energy in government is essential to that security against external and internal danger, and to that prompt and salutary execution of the laws which enter into the very definition of good government.
She has already seen you and not recognized you," said his friend, gently, for he felt the danger of Philippe's excited hopes, and tried to cast a salutary doubt upon them.
We request you, then, if you really have business here, to wait till we have finished or repast, or to come again a short time hence, unless; unless, which would be far better, you form the salutary resolution to quit the side of the rebels, and come and drink with us to the health of the King of France.
I hoped that the active and laborious life of a smuggler, with the severe discipline on board, would have a salutary effect on his character, which was now well-nigh, if not quite, corrupt.
The uninvited guest Free and easy manners Salutary jokes A prodigal son Exit of the glutton A sudden change in fortune Danger of a visit to poor relations Plucking of a prosperous man A vagabond toilet A substitute for the very fine horse Hard travelling The uninvited guest and the patriarchal colt A beggar on horseback A catastrophe Exit of the merry vagabond