Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being salubrious or wholesome; healthful character or condition; healthfulness; as, the salubrity of mountain air.

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

  • noun The quality of being salubrious; favorableness to the preservation of health; salubriousness; wholesomeness; healthfulness.

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  • noun The quality of being salubrious or invigorating.

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

  • noun the quality of being salubrious and invigorating

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Examples

  • If it were necessary for me to do so, let me say, as a citizen who comes from the other side of the line, that I hold Mr. Kipling in the highest esteem because of those lines, and for the especial reason that another quality of your true salubrity is a fine, sweet, broad tolerance.

    Salubrities I Have Met

  • After all, it is probably pretty much like other inland New England towns in point of "salubrity," -- that is, gives people their choice of dysentery or fever every autumn, with a season-ticket for consumption, good all the year round.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • After all, it is probably pretty much like other inland New England towns in point of "salubrity," -- that is, gives people their choice of dysentery or fever every autumn, with a season-ticket for consumption, good all the year round.

    Elsie Venner

  • After all, it is probably pretty much like other inland New England towns in point of "salubrity," -- that is, gives people their choice of dysentery or fever every autumn, with a season-ticket for consumption, good all the year round.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Lest one think our nerdery has gone beyond the limits of salubrity in celebrating this unlikely nomenclatural coincidence, rest assured that we were not the first to take notice or rejoice in this obscure triumph for Lovecraft fans everywhere.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • We have lost it, we have become a salubrity nation!

    McCain received signed copy of 'Going Rogue'

  • Lest one think our nerdery has gone beyond the limits of salubrity in celebrating this unlikely nomenclatural coincidence, rest assured that we were not the first to take notice or rejoice in this obscure triumph for Lovecraft fans everywhere.

    The Lovecraft News Network

  • Geography and climate, as we have already seen, were critical factors in a locale's salubrity, but lifestyle — and especially the change from a precontact lifestyle to one modified by Spanish customs — is mentioned frequently as well.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • One gloom that capital middle female was bones up oning the topic from her salubrity form.

    Mentalist: Chinatown : Bev Vincent

  • Even in the pre-packaged hot chocolate section there is more attention than ever to salubrity. (look it up.)

    Merrill Markoe: Worried About Health Care? Milton Friedman Hot Chocolate!

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  • from Middlemarch

    October 1, 2007