WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Anodyne
an-ə-deyen
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, 16th century
1

Intended to avoid offense or disagreement

2

Helpful in lessening or relieving pain

Examples of Anodyne in a sentence

“He feared fueling tensions any further, so he kept his remarks as anodyne as possible.”

“When you’re sick, you want the strongest, most anodyne medicine available.”

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