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insalubrious

[ in-suh-loo-bree-uhs ]
/ ˌɪn səˈlu bri əs /
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adjective
unfavorable to health; unwholesome.
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Origin of insalubrious

1630–40; <Latin insalūbri(s) + -ous. See in-3, salubrious

OTHER WORDS FROM insalubrious

in·sa·lu·bri·ous·ly, adverbin·sa·lu·bri·ty [in-suh-loo-bri-tee], /ˌɪn səˈlu brɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for insalubrious

insalubrious
/ (ˌɪnsəˈluːbrɪəs) /

adjective
not salubrious; unpleasant, unhealthy, or sordid

Derived forms of insalubrious

insalubriously, adverbinsalubrity (ˌɪnsəˈluːbrɪtɪ), noun
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