American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not promoting health; unwholesome: an insalubrious environment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not salubrious; unfavorable to health; unwholesome: as, insalubrious air.
- Synonyms See healthy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not salubrious or healthful; unwholesome.
- adj. detrimental to health
- in- + salubrious (Wiktionary)
“Texaco is an "insalubrious" shantytown named for a nearby oil refinery, and the so-called Christ is a city planner who has come to bulldoze this slum in the name of progress.”
“Think of it as a miniature Camden Crawl with less townie posturing, and no need for wristbands.www.treorchytown.co.ukFrank's Café and Campari Bar is set in an insalubrious multistorey car park in Peckham, but don't let that put you off.”
“Exhibition galleries are often dark and dusty, guidebooks and recordings pedantic, dining facilities basic, toilets insalubrious and bookshops poorly stocked.”
“Here, after being rubbed down by our brilliant tour physio, we headed south towards Palma airport to an old favourite for dinner, C'an Jordi +34 971491909 in a rather insalubrious village, Ciudad Jardín.”
“And what happens midway though weekly therapy if the seemingly wholesome client reveals an unseemly fetish, distasteful action, or insalubrious thought?”
“Horses and what they leave behind them clogged cities that were already insalubrious from coal smoke, industry and notional sewage systems.”
“But he brought these "ignudi" crashing down to earth, revamping them as a sequence of sexily insalubrious half-length boys, interacting equally with spectacular still-life elements and with the viewer.”
“But the darkened sun and the insalubrious sheen upon the pale stones in the road put me in mind of passing through a portal of some sinister aspect.”
“Everything about modern living that makes it modern -- processed food, suburban sprawl, labor-saving technology, mass media marketing -- is obesigenic, and conducive to the insalubrious application of feet and forks.”
“Campaigners claim nearly 100 construction workers have died on Commonwealth Games sites, from accidents or contagious illness contracted in the insalubrious and crowded camps set up as temporary accommodation.”
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