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Adjective
Having properties that kill germs, bacteria or microbes
“The drug also shows an antiseptic action on wounds and eczemas, and is used externally either as a powder or ointment.”
Adjective
Having been sterilized or completely rid of germs, bacteria or microbes
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“He also devised a method to destroy microorganisms in the operation theatre by spraying a fine mist of carbolic acid into the air, thus, producing an antiseptic environment.”
Adjective
Immaculately clean or pure
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“Chefs are required to wear antiseptic white jackets while preparing food in the kitchen.”
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Being in a clean and tidy state
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“This pitiful sight stands in stark contrast to the model image of the shining, antiseptic kitchen of advertisements.”
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Dull or uninteresting in nature
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“Reading this book would be an intense chore if it were written in boring and antiseptic prose.”
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Cold, unfriendly, or lacking in emotion
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“Then the antiseptic tone changed, the voice thickened with a touch of passion.”
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Recuperative or having the essence of healing
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Designed to be practical and useful, rather than attractive
Noun
An antiseptic compound or preparation
“He cleansed the wound with an antiseptic and applied a proper dressing.”
Noun
An antibody that is capable of neutralising specific toxins that are causative agents of disease
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Noun
A substance or apparatus that cleanses
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