What does the word salutary mean?

Usage examples for salutary

  1. But let the young remember, there is often in these disappointments, so hard to meet, the most wholesome and salutary chastenings. – A Book For The Young by Sarah French
  2. Thus let it be, magnanimous Trojans, as I say: and let the speech, which is now most salutary, be thus spoken. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer