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Salutary (expecting an improvement, favorable to health) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Definition of the adjective salutary

What does salutary mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    • example: the salutary influence of pure air
    • synonym of salutary: good
    • similar: healthful

Alternative definition of the adjective salutary

adjective

  1. Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
  2. Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for salutary

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Google previewRevolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia by Steven L. Danver

Salutary Neglect Salutary neglect represented intelligent British efforts to develop a viable colonial system within the ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2008)

by Bill Bryson

healthy, healthful, salutary.

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

salutary (SAL-yә-ter-ē) adj. If something (usually some product or activity) is salutary, it promotes health or well- being (of body or mind); it's healthful; it's good for you. (But note that if you're talking about a climate or air as being healthful, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asylum Therapeutics, 1750-1950s (2015)

by Mary De Young

Salutary. Fear. tients, often blindfolded, plummeted through a trap door and into. tric motor mounted on top. The revolving armature of the motor had small wheels that rapidly rotated, producing 2000 to 4000 revolutions, that is, vibrations, per ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1853)

A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics, Pharmacology, Obstetrics, Medical Jurisprudence ... by Robley Dunglison

HYGIASTICUS, Salutary. HYGIEA ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne

Thus, the salutary act is itself an act of grace rather than of the will; it is the common work of God and man, because and in so far as the supernatural element of the act is due to God and its vitality and freedom to man. It must not be imagined, ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

The usual signs of a freer, slower pulse, a white sediment in the urine, and a soft clammy moisture on the surface, are equivocal, without some change in the expectoration; for unless the sputum assumes the salutary appearance, should even ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical medicine (1858)

comprising general pathology, the nature and treatment of diseases... with numerous prescriptions... a classification of diseases... a copious bibliography, with references; and an appendix of approved formulae.../ by James Copland... by James Copland

additional phenomena of a dangerous or fatal character : hence crises have been denominated salutary and complete, imperfect and fatal. Itwus considered by the older writers requisite to a salutary crisis, that the evacuations constituting it ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary, Including Under Distinct Heads Every Branch of Medecine (1809)

by Bartholomew Parr

The usual signs of a freer, slower pulse, a white sediment in the urine, and a soft clammy moisture on the surface, are equivocal, without some change in the expectoration ; for unless the sputum assumes the salutary appearance, should even ...

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War seems to be one of the most salutary phenomena for the culture of human nature; and it is not without regret that I see it disappearing more and more from the scene. (Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt)
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Scrabble value of S1A1L1U1T1A1R1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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