Complete Definition of "anodyne"

English

Adjective
en-adj

  1. capable|Capable of soothing or eliminating pain.

#: Paracetamol has an anodyne effect.

  1. figurative soothing|Soothing or relaxing.

#: ClassicFM?'s music is rather anodyne.

  1. context|of advice or opinion noncontentious|Noncontentious, blandly agreeable, unlikely to cause offence or debate.

#: ClassicFM?'s music is rather anodyne.

Noun
en-noun

  1. pharmacology Any medicine or other agent that relieves pain.
  2. figurative A source or relaxation or comfort.

Derived terms
anodynia
anodynous

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te:anodyne
vi:anodyne

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