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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.
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Opinions may differ with respect to the salutariness of the Continental influence on Mill's development.