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Anaesthetic - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Anaesthetic' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Anaesthetic [ a.]
- Capable of rendering insensible; as, anaesthetic agents.
- Characterized by, or connected with, insensibility; as, an anaesthetic effect or operation.
2 . Anaesthetic [ n.]
- That which produces insensibility to pain, as chloroform, ether, etc.

Meaning of 'Anaesthetic' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . anaesthetic [ s]
Meaning (1):
- characterized by insensibility
Example in sentence:
  • an anesthetic state;
  • the young girls are in a state of possession--blind and deaf and anesthetic