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1. anodyne

adjective. capable of relieving pain.

Synonyms

  • analgetic
  • analgesic

Antonyms

  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug

Etymology

  • anodynus (Latin)
  • ἀνώδυνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. anodyne

noun. a medicine used to relieve pain.

Synonyms

  • pain pill
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • Sublimaze
  • Bayer
  • medicament
  • Phenaphen
  • painkiller
  • Fentanyl
  • morphia
  • Dilaudid
  • propoxyphene hydrochloride
  • St. Joseph
  • codeine
  • morphine
  • sodium salicylate
  • analgesic
  • acetanilide
  • Pyridium
  • Tylenol
  • hydromorphone
  • colchicine
  • Anacin III
  • pentazocine
  • Talwin
  • Empirin
  • aminopyrine
  • acetphenetidin
  • Panadol
  • Datril
  • acetophenetidin
  • phenazopyridine
  • phenylacetamide
  • medicine
  • acetylsalicylic acid
  • aspirin
  • hydromorphone hydrochloride
  • phenacetin
  • propoxyphene
  • Darvon
  • acetaminophen
  • amidopyrine
  • acetanilid

Antonyms

  • deepening
  • exasperating
  • aggravating
  • enhancive

Etymology

  • anodynus (Latin)
  • ἀνώδυνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with anodyne


1. Adjective
Helpful herbal remedies in treating epididymitis possess either anodyne action -- to help relieve pain -- or antibacterial action, especially herbs that help treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract.

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