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A drug or substance that soothes or calms
“He informed the patient that he had prescribed an anodyne, to be taken at bedtime.”
A painkilling drug or medicine
“We have all felt the liquid fire, burning and annealing, the hot rush of our tears that are the anodyne for the pain we feel.”
The well-being of a person or thing as a result of a well-intentioned act
Bland or dull in nature
“This debut album is breathtakingly anodyne stuff.”
Not likely to cause offense or disagreement
“I suggest that you try to make some anodyne remark about the weather to put the customers at their ease.”
Capable of calming, soothing, or relieving pain
“The importance attached to this drug, I think, is due to its anodyne and analgesic power, and the celerity with which it acts.”
Having no strong positive or negative features
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Tending to induce sleep or drowsiness
Lacking in vigor or vitality
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