homeopathic

adjective
ho·​meo·​path·​ic | \ ˌhō-mē-ə-ˈpa-thik \

Definition of homeopathic

1 : of or relating to homeopathy
2 : of a diluted or insipid nature a homeopathic abolitionist— W. A. White

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Other Words from homeopathic

homeopathically \ ˌhō-​mē-​ə-​ˈpa-​thi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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Moving Targets’ James Taylor, the quintessence of mellowness, is a natural to sell a distinguished assortment of soothing, homeopathic Kombucha teas. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "Retail Glory for Aging Pop Stars," 7 Sep. 2018 Naturopathy, another alternative medicine practice, sometimes uses homeopathic products, herbs and dietary supplements or body cleanses. Lindsey Tanner, The Seattle Times, "Desperate & duped? GoFundMe means big bucks for dubious care," 24 Oct. 2018 That's because homeopathic products and supplements aren’t regulated in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the same way that medications are. Korin Miller, SELF, "Turmeric Supplements May Have Caused This Woman's Liver Disease," 24 Sep. 2018 Last week, MBI Distributing recalled some of its homeopathic products citing the lack of proper manufacturing controls. Philly.com, "Homeopathic line of kids products recalled," 25 May 2018 After dozens of skin-soothing products proved futile, his father, a doctor trained in homeopathic healing, stepped in and started formulating with his son. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "Francesco Clark of Clark’s Botanicals Wants Everyone to Wake Up," 23 May 2018 Next year, a naturalist will lead workshops for residents on how to use its St. John’s wort and other plants for homeopathic remedies and tonics. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "Luxury Homes That Promise to Reduce Stress—For $4 Million," 19 Apr. 2018 But the roots of many natural skin care solutions can be traced to Europe, where alternative medicine practitioners have been bottling botanical tinctures and homeopathic remedies for centuries. Kari Molvar, New York Times, "Direct From Europe: High-Tech Holistic Skincare," 26 Feb. 2018 Even when her siblings were maimed, their skin charred by blowtorches or brains injured in car crashes, they were treated with their mother’s homeopathic mixtures. The Economist, "The art of survivalA riveting memoir of a brutal upbringing," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of homeopathic

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of homeopathic was in 1830

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