Definitions

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  • adj. Not salutary.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ salutary

Examples

  • Ignorance itself has an unsalutary name; it indicates a lack of knowledge, but in this context it also refers to a twisted consciousness that mistakes the facts, and whatever is derived from it is miserable.

    Becoming Enlightened

  • Armstrong (1968) and Pitcher (1970) argued convincingly that pains are representational and have intentional objects, real or inexistent as usual, which objects are unsalutary conditions of body parts; pain is a kind of proprioception.

    Representational Theories of Consciousness

  • If, however, we permit him to remain with his tubercular mother, to nurse her milk, to live in what necessarily is an unhygienic and unsalutary environment -- the presence of the consumptive mother renders it so -- the probability is that the tendency to disease, which in his case is the tendency to weak lungs, will materialize, because of his weak resistance, poor nourishment, and unfavorable surroundings.

    The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

  • But the introduction of the Jesuits brought an unsalutary change.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 12

  • And to do this, it may be, throws no unsalutary sidelight upon the still-existent problem: at what cost, now, may one attempt to write perfectly of beautiful happenings?

    The Certain Hour

  • The most they will admit against money is that the possession of much of it tends to destroy that judicial calm necessary to a wise choice of recreations; to incline the possessor, perhaps, toward those that are unsalutary.

    The Spenders A Tale of the Third Generation

  • The co-ordinate primacy, (as I must needs call it.,) which, within the last few years, has been claimed for Codex B and Codex #, threatens to grow into a species of tyranny, -- from which I venture to predict there will come in the end an unreasonable and unsalutary recoil.

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark Vindicated Against Recent Critical Objectors and Established

  • The co-ordinate primacy, (as I must needs call it,) which, within the last few years, has been claimed for Codex B and Codex א, threatens to grow into a species of tyranny, — from which I venture to predict there will come in the end an unreasonable and unsalutary recoil.

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark

  • Hakon Jarl himself was a zealous heathen, fixed in his mind against these chimerical Christian innovations and unsalutary changes of creed, and would have gladly trampled out all traces of what the last two kings

    Early Kings of Norway

  • It furnished a strong, and perhaps not an unsalutary contrast, to the terrors which had preceded, and the dreadful scenes that awaited me.

    Caleb Williams Or Things as They Are

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