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Something that soothes, calms, or induces passivity or a sense of security
“… as an anodyne for the stress and superficiality of the modern world, there's nothing better than reading a literary classic of substance and insight.”
A painkilling drug or medicine
“It is an anti-inflammatory, tonic astringent, diaphoretic, stomachic, nervine, anodyne and antiseptic.”
Not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull
“The film is a cute, anodyne fantasy of 70s rock, based on his adventures as a kid reporter with Rolling Stone.”
Not causing or being capable of causing injury or hurt
“… the otherwise anodyne comments sounded quite inflammatory when taken out of context.”
Capable of soothing or eliminating pain
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