Wednesday, February 22, 2006
salutary adjective [SAL-yuh-ter-ee] Producing or contributing to a beneficial effect; beneficial; advantageous.
Definitions for salutary
- Producing or contributing to a beneficial effect; beneficial; advantageous.
- Wholesome; healthful; promoting health.
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Citations for salutary
Surviving a near-death experience has the salutary effect of concentrating the mind.
And they washed it all down with sharp red wines, moderate amounts of which are known to be salutary.
Origin of salutary
Salutary derives from Latin salutaris, from salus, salut-, "health."