HyperDic: anesthetic

English > 3 senses of the word anesthetic:
NOUNartifactanesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agenta drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
ADJECTIVEpertanesthetic, anaestheticrelating to or producing insensibility
allanesthetic, anaestheticcharacterized by insensibility
anesthetic > pronunciation
Soundsae.nahstheh'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > anesthetic: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningRelating to or producing insensibility.
Synonymanaesthetic
Spanishanestésico
Catalananestèsic
Nounsanesthesialoss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
English > anesthetic: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by insensibility.
Examples
  • "the young girls are in a state of possession--blind and deaf and anesthetic"
  • "an anesthetic state"
Synonymanaesthetic
BroaderinsensibleIncapable of physical sensation
Spanishanestésico
Catalananestèsic
Nounsanesthesialoss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
anesthetica drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
English > anesthetic: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations.
Synonymsanaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agent
Narrowergeneral anesthetic, general anaestheticAn anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
intravenous anestheticAn anesthetic that produces anesthesia when injected into the circulatory system
local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, local, topical anesthetic, topical anaestheticanesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
spinal anesthetic, spinal anaestheticAn anesthetic that is injected into the spine
BroaderdrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Spanishanestesia, anestésico
Catalananestèsic
Adjectivesanestheticcharacterized by insensibility
Verbsanesthetize, anesthetiseadminister an anesthetic drug to

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