Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not promoting health; unwholesome.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not salubrious; unfavorable to health; unwholesome: as, insalubrious air.
  • Synonyms See healthy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not salubrious or healthful; unwholesome.

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  • adjective unhealthful, not providing or promoting health

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective detrimental to health

Etymologies

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in- +‎ salubrious

Examples

  • 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.

    NYT > Home Page

  • 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.

    Cycling gastro tour of Mallorca: meals on wheels

  • 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.

    The Misery Memoirist

  • 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.

    Locust Valley Breakdown

  • Horses and what they leave behind them clogged cities that were already insalubrious from coal smoke, industry and notional sewage systems.

    The Case Against Summer

  • Exhibition galleries are often dark and dusty, guidebooks and recordings pedantic, dining facilities basic, toilets insalubrious and bookshops poorly stocked.

    The Joy of Museums That Live in the Past

  • 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.

    The insider's guide to free arts

  • And what happens midway though weekly therapy if the seemingly wholesome client reveals an unseemly fetish, distasteful action, or insalubrious thought?

    Wayne Besen: The Religious Right's Shadow Nation

  • 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.

    The insider's guide to free arts

  • And what happens midway though weekly therapy if the seemingly wholesome client reveals an unseemly fetish, distasteful action, or insalubrious thought?

    Wayne Besen: The Religious Right's Shadow Nation

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