Insalubrious vs Destructive - What's the difference?

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Insalubrious is a related term of destructive.


As adjectives the difference between insalubrious and destructive

is that insalubrious is unhealthful, not providing or promoting health while destructive is causing destruction; damaging.

insalubrious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Unhealthful, not providing or promoting health.
  • destructive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing destruction; damaging.
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  • Causing breakdown or disassembly.
  • Catabolism is a destructive metabolism which involves the break down of molecules and release of energy.

    Synonyms

    * calamitous * catastrophic * devastating * disastrous * eradicative * harmful * pernicious * ruinous * wrackful * wreckful

    Antonyms

    * constructive * nondestructive * productive