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Salubrious vs. Lugubrious

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Salubriousadjective

Promoting health or well-being; wholesome, especially as related to air.

Lugubriousadjective

Gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.

‘The poor lighting and sparse maintenance, plus the rarefied traffic on its wide boulevards, made the effect of Pyongyang on the tourist distinctly lugubrious.’; ‘His client's lugubrious expression tipped off the detective that something lurked beneath her optimistic words.’;

Salubriousadjective

Favorable to health; healthful; promoting health; as, salubrious air, water, or climate.

Lugubriousadjective

Mournful; indicating sorrow, often ridiculously or feignedly; doleful; woful; pitiable; as, a whining tone and a lugubrious look.

‘Crossbones, scythes, hourglasses, and other lugubrious emblems of mortality.’;

Salubriousadjective

promoting health; healthful;

‘a healthy diet’; ‘clean healthy air’; ‘plenty of healthy sleep’; ‘healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy’; ‘the salubrious mountain air and water’; ‘carrots are good for you’;

Lugubriousadjective

excessively mournful

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Salubriousadjective

favorable to health of mind or body;

‘not the most salubrious campsite’; ‘one of the less salubrious suburbs’;

Lugubriousadjective

looking or sounding sad and dismal

‘his face looked even more lugubrious than usual’;

Salubriousadjective

health-giving; healthy

‘odours of far less salubrious origin’;

Salubriousadjective

(of a place) pleasant; not run-down

‘an over-priced flat in a none too salubrious area’;

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