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Definition of "insalubrity" [in•sa•lu•bri•ty]

  • The condition of being insalubrious; unhealthiness, unwholesomeness (noun)

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Use "insalubrity" in a sentence
  • "I, and sister of Alphonso II, highly praised by historians for her piety and chastity, protected Zachary, and gave him a third house, called of St. Catharine, at some distance from the Town of Alenquer, which was her own; but in consequence of the distance and the insalubrity of the air, she some years after converted her own palace into a convent, which she gave to the Friars Minor."
  • "Yet this is not all -- nearly every female in the house, except myself, is accompanied even here by her lap-dog, who sleeps in her room, and, not unfrequently, on her bed; and these Lesbias and Lindamiras increase the insalubrity of the air, and colonize one's stockings by sending forth daily emigrations of fleas."
  • "With all its attractions, however, Victoria will never become a desirable place of residence, on account of its insalubrity."