- salus populi suprema lex esto,
Origin of salutary
Examples from the Web for salutary
The exposure from Girls surely will be salutary by getting OCD the disease out in the open.‘Girls’ Shows Us the Real OCD With Hannah’s Brutal Q-Tip Scene|Kent Sepkowitz|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But this salutary revolution, like so many revolutions, overstepped, and resulted in the Great Inversion.
But Cathcart also thought this was a salutary day for Fleet Street and the British Press.
But I do think that they have a peculiar and salutary indirect effect.
Route Irish is at least propelled by salutary anger and a coherent point of view.
The effort was a salutary one, and the question was answered in a moment.Barchester Towers|Anthony Trollope
The operation is severe, but in the end it will be salutary.
After this salutary lesson the Turks at Alexandretta did not seek any further encounters with the sailors of allied war vessels.
There are salutary lessons to be learnt from even the mildest experience of "roughing it."Four Ghost Stories|Mrs. Molesworth
Advantage was immediately taken of this salutary disposition.The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves|Tobias Smollett
Word Origin for salutary
late 15c., from Middle French salutaire "beneficial," or directly from Latin salutaris "healthful," from salus (genitive salutis) "good health" (see salute).