insalubrious


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to insalubrious: alleviated, descanting

in·sa·lu·bri·ous

 (ĭn′sə-lo͞o′brē-əs)
adj.
Not promoting health; unwholesome: an insalubrious environment.

in′sa·lu′bri·ous·ly adv.
in′sa·lu′bri·ty n.

insalubrious

(ˌɪnsəˈluːbrɪəs)
adj
not salubrious; unpleasant, unhealthy, or sordid
ˌinsaˈlubriously adv
insalubrity n

in•sa•lu•bri•ous

(ˌɪn səˈlu bri əs)

adj.
unfavorable to health; unwholesome.
[1630–40; < Latin insalūbris]
in`sa•lu′bri•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.insalubrious - detrimental to healthinsalubrious - detrimental to health    
unwholesome - detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking"

insalubrious

adjective
Not sustaining or promoting health:
Translations

insalubrious

[ˌɪnsəˈluːbrɪəs] ADJ (frm) [conditions] → insalubre, malsano; [part of town] → deprimido

insalubrious

adjunzuträglich

insalubrious

[ˌɪnsəˈluːbrɪəs] adj (frm) → insalubre

in·sa·lu·bri·ous

a. insalubre; antihigiénico-a.
References in classic literature ?
If such superb white flowers as that could bloom in Catholic soil, the soil was not insalubrious. But it was one thing to be a Catholic, and another to turn nun--on your hand!
He would have let the house, but could find no tenant, in consequence of its ineligible and insalubrious site.
Therefore Mahbub had avoided halting at the insalubrious city of Peshawur, and had come through without stop to Lahore, where, knowing his country-people, he anticipated curious developments.
Sylphs were allied to gnomes, nymphs and salamanders, which dwelt, respectively, in earth, water and fire, all now insalubrious. Sylphs, like fowls of the air, were male and female, to no purpose, apparently, for if they had progeny they must have nested in accessible places, none of the chicks having ever been seen.
But, in sustaining his essential relevance in the ambit of the perception, conception and construction of a united and stable nation, IBB must be fair to himself by taking steps to shed the garbs of 'evil genius', 'Maradona' and other insalubrious monikers that had been foisted on him by the significant others in describing his individuality.
Gigante, for being a typical cactus species, has spines in its morphological structure, which causes the researcher to work without ergonomics and sometimes under insalubrious conditions.
I imagine that the provincial towns and villages where they were born were like some cities today: full of mud and garbage, dark, insalubrious, and dangerous.
But one was reserved for showering, the other for rinsing clothes and dishes--a sensible segregation, for the insalubrious outhouse was not graced with modern plumbing.
In the Brazilian legislation, occupational exposure to cold is only addressed in article 253 of the Consolidation of Labor Laws (Consolidacao das Leis do Trabalho-CLT) (11), appendix 9 of Regulatory Standard (RS) 15 (insalubrious activities and operations) (12) and RS 29 (safety and health in ports) (13).
But maybe none would have been as insalubrious as the Flying Horse.
Although he later backtracked on being challenged by the NC's Omar Abdullah to prove his allegation, the insalubrious episode again showed how eager the saffronites are to brand their opponents as anti-nationals.