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medicinal

adjective

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  1. 1 tending to cure disease or restore health even in Roman times the hot mineral springs of Bath, England, were believed to possess medicinal properties Synonyms of medicinal curative, healing, officinal, remedial, restorative, therapeutic Words Related to medicinal healthful, healthy, salubrious, salutary, sanative, wholesome; alleviative, corrective, tonic Near Antonyms of medicinal insalubrious, noisome, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; deleterious, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, toxic; adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, detrimental, harmful, hurtful, ill; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary

  2. 2 beneficial to the health of body or mind if gin and tonic is the medicinal potion that he claims, then he's done a lot of self-medication of late Synonyms of medicinal good, healthy, healthful, restorative, salubrious, salutary, salutiferous, sanative, tonic, wholesomeWords Related to medicinal alleviative, corrective, curative, recuperative, refreshing, rehabilitative, rejuvenating, rejuvenescent, remedial; advantageous, useful; antiseptic, aseptic, clean, hygienic, sanitary; nourishing, nutritional, nutritious; nonpoisonous, nontoxicNear Antonyms of medicinal damaging, deleterious, harmful, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, sickening, toxic; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitaryAntonyms of medicinal insalubrious, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome


medicinal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of medicinal

  1. a substance or preparation used to treat disease the discovery that the plant is a potent medicinal once it has been refined Synonyms of medicinal cure, drug, medicament, medication, medicine, pharmaceutical, physic, remedy, specificWords Related to medicinal cure-all, nostrum, panacea; botanical, patent medicine, prescription, prescription drug; cordial, potion, tonic; miracle drug, wonder drug; cap, capsule, pill, tablet; injection, shot; embrocation, liniment, lotion, ointment, potion, poultice, salve; syrup (also sirup), tincture; antibiotic, antiseptic, serum; cathartic, purgative


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