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Anesthetic   /ˌænəsθˈɛtɪk/   Listen

Relating to or producing insensibility.  Synonym: anaesthetic.
Characterized by insensibility.  Synonym: anaesthetic.  "An anesthetic state"

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"Anesthetic" Quotes from Famous Books

... battled gallantly along shouting through her shawl. Miriam had made out nothing clearly, but the fact that the dentist's wife had a title in her own right. Gertrude had gone through her trial, prolonged by some slight complication, without an anesthetic, in alternations of tense silence and great gusts of her hacking laughter. Miriam, sitting strained in the far background near a screen covered with a mass of strange embroideries, wondered how she really felt. That, she realised with a vision of Gertrude going on through life in smart costumes, ...
— Pointed Roofs - Pilgrimage, Volume 1 • Dorothy Richardson

Words linked to "Anesthetic" :   local anaesthetic, insensible, general anaesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, spinal anaesthetic, local, drug, anesthetise, anaesthetic agent, general anesthetic, anesthetize, anesthesia

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