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1. therapeutic

adjective. ['ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk'] tending to cure or restore to health.

Synonyms

  • remedial
  • healing
  • curative
  • healthful
  • sanative

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • permissive
  • unprotective
  • prescription medicine

Etymology

  • therapeuticus (Latin)
  • θεραπευτικoς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Therapeutic

  • acetic
  • acetic
  • acoustic
  • acrobatic
  • adriatic
  • aerobatic
  • aesthetic
  • agnostic
  • alphabetic
  • altruistic
  • amniotic
  • anachronistic
  • analytic
  • anesthetic
  • antagonistic
  • antarctic
  • antarctic
  • antiballistic
  • antibiotic
  • antibiotic

How do you pronounce therapeutic?

Pronounce therapeutic as ˌθɛrəˈpjutɪk.

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Sentences with therapeutic


1. Adjective
Sharing my story was also very therapeutic.

Quotes about therapeutic


1. I was a product of a divorced family and I used humor as a weapon to combat sadness. I used comedy to make my mother laugh in light of the darkness that she faced, and to me it became a very powerful tool at a very young age, at six. I saw how therapeutic it could be.
- Josh Gad

2. therapeutic

adjective. ['ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk'] relating to or involved in therapy.

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter drug

Etymology

  • therapeuticus (Latin)
  • θεραπευτικoς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. therapeutic

noun. ['ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk'] a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • ointment
  • lotion
  • preventative
  • magic bullet
  • unction
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • counterpoison
  • balm
  • medicament
  • nauseant
  • vomit
  • cure
  • emetic
  • application
  • alleviator
  • intervention
  • lenitive
  • acoustic
  • vomitive
  • alleviant
  • cure-all
  • salve
  • preventive
  • nostrum
  • prophylactic
  • panacea
  • catholicon
  • medicine
  • antidote
  • palliative
  • curative
  • unguent

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • soften
  • stay
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • therapeuticus (Latin)
  • θεραπευτικoς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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