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Synonyms for antiseptic
ˌæn təˈsɛp tɪk

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  1. antiseptic(adj)

    a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

    Antonyms:
    adulterant, pestiferous, infectious, contaminative, abscessed, purulent, putrefactive, dirty, corrupt, septic, adulterating, pussy, infected, putrefacient, infective, septicemic

  2. antiseptic(adj)

    thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

    "doctors in antiseptic green coats"; "the antiseptic effect of alcohol"; "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"

    Antonyms:
    infectious, putrefacient, purulent, putrefactive, corrupt, infective, septicemic, pussy, contaminative, infected, adulterant, adulterating, abscessed, dirty, septic, pestiferous

  3. antiseptic(adj)

    clean and honest

    "antiseptic financial practices"

    Antonyms:
    abscessed, septicemic, infected, pestiferous, infectious, dirty, adulterating, pussy, infective, adulterant, corrupt, septic, contaminative, putrefactive, putrefacient, purulent

  4. antiseptic(adj)

    freeing from error or corruption

    "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"

    Antonyms:
    dirty, infected, corrupt, adulterant, septic, pussy, septicemic, purulent, infective, pestiferous, adulterating, infectious, abscessed, putrefacient, contaminative, putrefactive

  5. antiseptic(adj)

    devoid of objectionable language

    "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"

    Antonyms:
    contaminative, infected, adulterant, infectious, putrefacient, infective, purulent, septicemic, adulterating, abscessed, corrupt, putrefactive, dirty, pestiferous, pussy, septic

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. antiseptic

    Synonyms:
    anti-septic

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  1. Janet Woodcock:

    We finalized the FDA's previous determination that 28 active ingredients, including triclosan and benzethonium chloride, are not eligible for evaluation under the FDA's OTC Drug Review for use in consumer antiseptic rubs.

  2. Lorna Roberts:

    When there was the Great Plague in London, doctors would have lavender stashed into the front of their face masks to help keep the stench of the plague away, it has been heralded for centuries for its antiseptic antibacterial uses.


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