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 ?
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.
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
Since then men are guilty of the greatest crimes from ambition, and not from necessity, no one, for instance aims at being a tyrant to keep him from the cold, hence great honour is due to him who kills not a thief, but tyrant; so that polity which Phaleas establishes would only be salutary to prevent little crimes.
It is a salutary discipline to consider the vast number of books that are written, the fair hopes with which their authors see them published, and the fate which awaits them.
And it is even more difficult to understand just why they think that this maneuver was calculated to save Russia and destroy the French; for this flank march, had it been preceded, accompanied, or followed by other circumstances, might have proved ruinous to the Russians and salutary for the French.
In another minute or two, the distant bathing machines would begin to move, and then the elderly gentlemen of regular habits and sober quaker ladies would be coming to take their salutary morning walks.
Crayford's that no salutary impression had been produced on her.
She was knitting, and could either look at Fred or not, as she chose--always an advantage when one is bent on loading speech with salutary meaning; and though Mrs.
price one and a penny halfpenny, government stamp included), that the same 'will be found highly salutary as a precautionary measure in connection with the pleasures of the table.
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.
She said she was very well, and did not like to be supposed otherwise; but take it all in all, he was convinced that her present residence could not be comfortable, and therefore could not be salutary for her, and he was growing anxious for her being again at Mansfield, where her own happiness, and his in seeing her, must be so much greater.