salubrious

  1. promoting health; healthful

    Synonyms : good for you, healthy
    Examples :
    • the salubrious mountain air and water
  2. favorable to health of mind or body

    Examples :
    • not the most salubrious campsite
    • one of the less salubrious suburbs

sallow

  1. unhealthy looking

    Synonyms : sickly
  2. any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal

    Type Of : willow, willow tree
  3. cause to become sallow

    Type Of : discolor
    Examples :
    • The illness has sallowed her face

salacious

  1. suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

    Synonyms : lewd, obscene, raunchy
    Examples :
    • salacious limericks
  2. characterized by lust

    Synonyms : lubricious, lustful, prurient

sage

  1. of the grey-green color of sage leaves

    Synonyms : sage-green
  2. any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

    Synonyms : salvia
    Type Of : herb, herbaceous plant
  3. a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom

    Type Of : wise man, mentor
  4. aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

    Type Of : herb
  5. having wisdom that comes with age and experience

sagacious

  1. acutely insightful and wise

    Synonyms : perspicacious, sapient
    Examples :
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
  2. skillful in statecraft or management

    Examples :
    • an astute and sagacious statesman

sacrosanct

  1. must be kept sacred

    Synonyms : inviolable, inviolate

saccharin

  1. a crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener

    Type Of : sweetener, sweetening

secular

  1. characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world

    Synonyms : temporal, worldly
  2. characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy

    Synonyms : laic, lay
  3. someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

    Synonyms : layman, layperson
    Type Of : common man, common person, commoner
  4. not concerned with or devoted to religion

    Synonyms : profane
    Examples :
    • secular drama
    • secular architecture
  5. of or relating to clergy not bound by monastic vows

    Antonyms : religious
    Examples :
    • the secular clergy
  6. of or relating to the doctrine that rejects religion and religious considerations

superstition

  1. an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear

    Synonyms : superstitious notion
    Type Of : belief

steady

  1. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall

    Synonyms : firm, unfluctuating
  2. relating to a person who does something regularly

    Synonyms : regular
    Examples :
    • a steady drinker
  3. a person loved by another person

    Synonyms : sweetheart, sweetie, truelove
    Type Of : lover
  4. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

    Synonyms : firm, steadfast, stiff, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering
  5. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace

    Synonyms : brace, stabilise, stabilize
    Type Of : fortify, strengthen, beef up
  6. in a steady manner

    Synonyms : steadily
  7. make steady

    Synonyms : becalm, calm
    Type Of : stabilise, stabilize
    Examples :
    • steady yourself
  8. not easily excited or upset

    Examples :
    • steady nerves
  9. not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

    Antonyms : unsteady
    Examples :
    • a steady beat
    • a steady job
    • a steady breeze
    • a steady increase
    • a good steady ballplayer
  10. securely in position; not shaky

    Examples :
    • held the ladder steady