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anesthetic

noun

1 anesthetic

A drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations.

synonyms: anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic agent.

Dutch: verdoving, verdovingsmiddel
Polish: anestetyk, środek znieczulający, znieczulenie



adjective

1 anesthetic

Relating to or producing insensibility.

synonym: anaesthetic.

Polish: anestetyczny, anestezyjny

2 anesthetic

Characterized by insensibility:
— The young girls are in a state of possession--blind and deaf and anesthetic.
— An anesthetic state.

synonym: anaesthetic.


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