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salutary

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From Middle French salutaire and its source, Latin salutaris (healthful), from salus (health).

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salutary (comparative more salutary, superlative most salutary)

  1. Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.
    • 1972, Michael Chanan, “Logic Lane”, YouTube:
      We do it here historically, and I think it's, um, very salutary to know quite a bit about the history of ideas, particularly in philosophy which always suffers from a tendency to follow the latest fashion.
  2. Promoting good health and physical well-being; wholesome; curative.

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