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Synonyms for antisepticˌæn təˈsɛp tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antiseptic(adj)

    a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

    Antonyms:
    adulterant, pestiferous, infectious, contaminative, abscessed, purulent, putrefactive, dirty, corrupt, septic, adulterating, pussy, infected, putrefacient, infective, septicemic

  2. antiseptic(adj)

    thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

    "doctors in antiseptic green coats"; "the antiseptic effect of alcohol"; "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"

    Antonyms:
    infectious, putrefacient, purulent, putrefactive, corrupt, infective, septicemic, pussy, contaminative, infected, adulterant, adulterating, abscessed, dirty, septic, pestiferous

  3. antiseptic(adj)

    clean and honest

    "antiseptic financial practices"

    Antonyms:
    abscessed, septicemic, infected, pestiferous, infectious, dirty, adulterating, pussy, infective, adulterant, corrupt, septic, contaminative, putrefactive, putrefacient, purulent

  4. antiseptic(adj)

    freeing from error or corruption

    "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"

    Antonyms:
    dirty, infected, corrupt, adulterant, septic, pussy, septicemic, purulent, infective, pestiferous, adulterating, infectious, abscessed, putrefacient, contaminative, putrefactive

  5. antiseptic(adj)

    devoid of objectionable language

    "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"

    Antonyms:
    contaminative, infected, adulterant, infectious, putrefacient, infective, purulent, septicemic, adulterating, abscessed, corrupt, putrefactive, dirty, pestiferous, pussy, septic

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. antiseptic

    Synonyms:
    anti-septic


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