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Overview of noun antiseptic

The noun antiseptic has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. antiseptic

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

Overview of adj antiseptic

The adj antiseptic has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) antiseptic

(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")

2. (1) antiseptic

(clean and honest; "antiseptic financial practices")

3. antiseptic

(freeing from error or corruption; "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism")

4. antiseptic

(devoid of objectionable language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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