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anodyne

noun

1 anodyne

A medicine used to relieve pain.

synonyms: analgesic, pain pill, painkiller.

Roget 174: moderation, lenity etc. 740; temperateness, gentleness etc. adj.; sobriety; quiet; mental calmness etc. (inexcitability) 826.    ... show more

Dutch: analgeticum, lenitief, palliatief, pijnstiller
Polish: analgetyk, lek przeciwbólowy, środek przeciwbólowy



adjective

1 anodyne

Capable of relieving pain:
— The anodyne properties of certain drugs.

synonyms: analgesic, analgetic.

Roget 834: relieving etc. v.; consolatory, soothing; assuaging, assuasive; balmy, balsamic; lenitive, palliative; anodyne etc. (remedial) ... show more

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... show more

Roget 662: remedial; restorative etc. 660; corrective, palliative, healing; sanatory, sanative; prophylactic, preventative, immunizing; salutiferous etc. ... show more

Polish: analgetyczny, przeciwbólowy


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