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anodyne - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'anodyne' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Anodyne [ a.]
- Serving to assuage pain; soothing.
- Any medicine which allays pain, as an opiate or narcotic; anything that soothes disturbed feelings.

Meaning of 'anodyne' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . anodyne [ s]
Meaning (1):
- capable of relieving pain
Example in sentence:
  • an analgesic effect;
  • the anodyne properties of certain drugs