Meaning of 'antiseptic'

Find the meaning of the word ‘antiseptic’

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Meaning of ‘antiseptic’

5 definitions found.



devoid of objectionable language

Example: "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"


clean and honest

Example: "antiseptic financial practices"


thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

Example: "doctors in antiseptic green coats"


freeing from error or corruption

Example: "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"


a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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