Synonyms

1. adult-onset_diabetes_mellitus

noun. mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin.

Synonyms

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  • ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes mellitus
  • type II diabetes
  • NIDDM
  • ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes
  • maturity-onset diabetes mellitus
  • ketosis-resistant diabetes
  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes
  • diabetes mellitus
  • maturity-onset diabetes
  • DM
  • adult-onset diabetes
  • mature-onset diabetes

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2. adult-onset_diabetes

noun. mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin.

Synonyms

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
  • ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes mellitus
  • type II diabetes
  • adult-onset diabetes mellitus
  • NIDDM
  • ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes
  • maturity-onset diabetes mellitus
  • ketosis-resistant diabetes
  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes
  • diabetes mellitus
  • maturity-onset diabetes
  • DM
  • mature-onset diabetes

3. diabetes

noun. ['ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz'] a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst.

Synonyms

  • diabetes insipidus
  • polygenic disease
  • polygenic disorder
  • diabetes mellitus
  • polydipsia
  • DM

4. onset

noun. ['ˈɑːnˌsɛt, ˈɔnˌsɛt'] the beginning or early stages.

Synonyms

  • start

Antonyms

  • end
  • finish

Etymology

  • on- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • set (English)
  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. adult

noun. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] any mature animal.

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)

6. adult

noun. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] a fully developed person from maturity onward.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • conservative
  • patrician
  • grownup
  • dolichocephalic
  • important person
  • pacificist
  • moderate
  • adult male
  • unemotional person
  • senior
  • pledgee
  • senior citizen
  • thoroughbred
  • moderationist
  • old person
  • centrist
  • match
  • sobersides
  • professional
  • type
  • caregiver
  • middle of the roader
  • stoic
  • liberal
  • progressive
  • militarist
  • individual
  • case
  • pacifist
  • eccentric
  • host
  • mortal
  • stay-at-home
  • adult female
  • man
  • person
  • conservativist
  • adult body
  • homebody
  • pledger
  • sophisticate
  • woman
  • ex-spouse
  • professional person
  • personage
  • brachycephalic
  • influential person
  • oldster
  • disarmer
  • golden ager
  • catch
  • character
  • man of the world
  • liberalist
  • Jack of all trades
  • warmonger
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • man
  • emotional person
  • liberal
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)

7. adult

adjective. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] (of animals) fully developed.

Synonyms

  • grownup
  • big
  • mature
  • fully grown
  • full-grown

Antonyms

  • junior
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)

8. onset

noun. ['ˈɑːnˌsɛt, ˈɔnˌsɛt'] (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons).

Synonyms

  • fire
  • banzai charge
  • penetration
  • attack
  • ground attack
  • coup de main
  • blitzkrieg
  • diversion
  • onslaught
  • bombing
  • diversionary attack
  • firing
  • counterattack
  • operation
  • countermove
  • military operation
  • incursion
  • strike
  • bombardment
  • strafe
  • charge
  • onrush
  • banzai attack
  • assault
  • surprise attack

Antonyms

  • bore
  • hire
  • inability
  • praise

Etymology

  • on- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • set (English)
  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. adult

adjective. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] designed to arouse lust.

Synonyms

  • sexy

Antonyms

  • male
  • loser

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)
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