tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
"beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.
Origin: From salutaire and its source, , from .
wholesome; healthful; promoting health; as, salutary exercise
promotive of, or contributing to, some beneficial purpose; beneficial; advantageous; as, a salutary design
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sal′ū-tar-i, adj. belonging to health: promoting health or safety: wholesome: beneficial.—n. Salūdador′ (obs.), a quack who cures by incantations.—adv. Sal′ūtarily, in a salutary manner: favourably to health.—n. Sal′ūtariness.—adj. Salūtif′erous, health-bearing.—adv. Salūtif′erously. [L. salutaris—salus, health.]
The numerical value of salutary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of salutary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.
The glut increases liquidity. Liquidity enhances optionality. Optionality creates value. Don't stymie this salutary development. Go with it. It will pay off in both the short term and the long term.
As drops of bitter medicine, though minute, may have a salutary force, so words, though few and painful, uttered seasonably, may rouse the prostrate energies of those who meet misfortune with despondency.
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