Salutary meaning

sălyə-tĕrē
Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial.

Salutary advice.

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The definition of salutary is something that is good or that is beneficial to your health.

Fresh, clean air is an example of something that would be described as salutary.

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Favorable to health; wholesome.

A salutary climate.

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Promoting or conducive to health; healthful.
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Promoting or conducive to some good purpose; beneficial.
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Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
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Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.
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Origin of salutary

  • Middle English saluter from Old French salutaire from Latin salūtāris from salūs salūt- health sol- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French salutaire and its source, Latin salutaris (“healthful"), from salus (“health").

    From Wiktionary