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1. septic

adjective. ['ˈsɛptɪk'] containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms.

Synonyms

  • infective
  • septicemic
  • infected
  • unhealthful
  • pestiferous
  • putrefactive
  • putrefacient
  • infectious
  • dirty
  • purulent
  • pussy
  • germy
  • contaminative

Antonyms

  • germfree
  • antiseptic
  • nontoxic
  • wholesome

Etymology

  • septem (Latin)
  • σηπτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σήπω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Septic

  • epileptic
  • skeptic
  • peptic

How do you pronounce septic?

Pronounce septic as ˈsɛptɪk.

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Sentences with septic


1. Adjective
You do not want water seeping into or out of the septic tank.

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