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1. antiseptic

adjective. ['ˌæntəˈsɛptɪk'] clean and honest.

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter drug

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • septic (English)
  • septem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Antiseptic

  • epileptic
  • skeptic
  • peptic

How do you pronounce antiseptic?

Pronounce antiseptic as ˌæntəˈsɛptɪk.

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Sentences with antiseptic


1. Adjective
Apply a natural antiseptic such as tea tree oil or grapefruit seed extract.

Quotes about antiseptic


1. There's a taste in the air, sweet and vaguely antiseptic, that reminds him of his teenage years in these streets, and of a general state of longing, a hunger for life to begin that from this distance seems like happiness.
- Ian McEwan, Saturday

2. antiseptic

adjective. ['ˌæntəˈsɛptɪk'] thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms.

Synonyms

  • cleansing
  • bactericidal
  • aseptic
  • clean
  • purifying
  • uninfected
  • healthful
  • germfree
  • germicidal
  • sterile
  • nonpurulent

Antonyms

  • germy
  • dirty
  • septic
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • septic (English)
  • septem (Latin)

3. antiseptic

adjective. ['ˌæntəˈsɛptɪk'] freeing from error or corruption.

Antonyms

  • fresh water

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • septic (English)
  • septem (Latin)

4. antiseptic

adjective. ['ˌæntəˈsɛptɪk'] devoid of objectionable language.

Synonyms

  • clean

Antonyms

  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • septic (English)
  • septem (Latin)

5. antiseptic

noun. ['ˌæntəˈsɛptɪk'] a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues.

Synonyms

  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • merbromine
  • Mercurochrome
  • medicament
  • mild silver protein
  • triiodomethane
  • iodine
  • Neobiotic
  • chloramine
  • chlorhexidine
  • tincture of iodine
  • gramicidin
  • thimerosal
  • neomycin
  • sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate
  • medicine
  • chloramine-T
  • Argyrol
  • Merthiolate
  • iodoform

Antonyms

  • untidy
  • dirtiness
  • contaminate
  • unfair

Etymology

  • anti- (English)
  • ἀντί (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • septic (English)
  • septem (Latin)
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