Thesaurus

bloodletting

noun

Synonyms of bloodletting

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bloodletting

Time Traveler for bloodletting

Time Traveler

The first known use of bloodletting was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for bloodletting

Last Updated

24 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Bloodletting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bloodletting. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on bloodletting

Dictionary: Definition of bloodletting

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with bloodletting

Medical Dictionary: Definition of bloodletting

Britannica English: Translation of bloodletting for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about bloodletting

Comments on bloodletting

What made you want to look up bloodletting? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

March 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • field of crocuses
  • Which is a synonym of rectitudinous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!