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Word of the day: Salubrious

Salubrious

[sə-LOO-bree-əs]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid-16th century

1.Health-giving; healthy.

2.(Of a place) Pleasant; not run-down.

Examples of salubrious in a sentence

"Regular exercise is always a wise, salubrious habit."

"When we arrived to the hotel, our first impression was of a quaint, salubrious hideaway."

About Salubrious

This word stems from the Latin “salubris,” meaning “promoting health.” It was originally from “salus,” meaning “welfare or health.”

Did you Know?

“Salubrious” usually describes physical health, but it can also refer to a place that is pleasant and not run-down, such as a health spa in a picturesque location.

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