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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: lenitive(0.01205 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to lenitive.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear [syn:
alleviative, alleviatory, mitigative, mitigatory,
n : remedy that eases pain and discomfort
English → English (gcide)
Lenitive \Len"i*tive\ (-t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. l['e]nitif. See
Having the quality of softening or mitigating, as pain or
acrimony; assuasive; emollient.
Lenitive \Len"i*tive\, n. [Cf. F. l['e]nitif.]
(a) A medicine or application that has the quality of
easing pain or protecting from the action of
(b) A mild purgative; a laxative.
2. That which softens or mitigates; that which tends to allay
passion, excitement, or pain; a palliative.
There is one sweet lenitive at least for evils,
which Nature holds out; so I took it kindly at her
hands, and fell asleep. --Sterne.