Definitions of salutary

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Wholesome; healthful; promoting health; as, salutary exercise. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Promotive of, or contributing to, some beneficial purpose; beneficial; advantageous; as, a salutary design. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Healthful; wholesome; resulting in benefit or advantage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Promoting health or safety; beneficial. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Corrective; beneficial; healthful. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Wholesome; promoting health; contributing to some beneficial purpose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Promotive of health or safety; healthful; wholesome; contributing to some beneficial purpose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for salutary

  1. But the shock was salutary and by the time that nurse and I were seated together by the Round Pond, I was able to listen to her talk without a quiver of the eyelids. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. The salutary influence of the friars is superior to the British lash. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal