nontherapeutic

adjective
non·​ther·​a·​peu·​tic | \ ˌnän-ˌther-ə-ˈpyü-tik How to pronounce nontherapeutic (audio) \

Definition of nontherapeutic

: not relating to, being, or providing therapy : not therapeutic … social pressures that encourage the nontherapeutic use of drugs in sports …— Andrew A. Skolnick taking diet pills for nontherapeutic reasons

Other Words from nontherapeutic

nontherapeutically \ ˌnän-​ˌther-​ə-​ˈpyü-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nontherapeutically (audio) \ adverb
using drugs nontherapeutically

First Known Use of nontherapeutic

1862, in the meaning defined above

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nontherapeutic

adjective
non·​ther·​a·​peu·​tic | \ -ˌther-ə-ˈp(y)üt-ik How to pronounce nontherapeutic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nontherapeutic

: not relating to or being therapy nontherapeutic procedures

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