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See definition of antiseptic on Dictionary.com
  • adj.completely clean, uncontaminated; decontaminating
  • noundecontaminating agent

synonyms for antiseptic

  • hygienic
  • sterile
  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic
  • clean
  • disinfectant
  • prophylactic
  • aseptic
  • bactericidal
  • germ-destroying
  • germ-free
  • germicidal
  • medicated
  • pure
  • purifying
  • sanitary
  • sterilized
  • unpolluted

antonyms for antiseptic

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  • dirty
  • contaminated
  • polluted
  • unclean
  • unsanitary
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    How to use antiseptic in a sentence

    The magazine kept its readers in the know about a range of fields, announcing the discovery of penicillin —which one reporter mused “may turn out to be a useful antiseptic” — and tracking the emerging field of quantum mechanics.
    WE’RE CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF SCIENCE NEWSMARIA TEMMINGMARCH 24, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
    Later, motivated by wartime demand, chemists honed their craft with poison gas, explosives and propellants, as well as disinfectants and antiseptics.
    MATERIALS OF THE LAST CENTURY SHAPED MODERN LIFE, BUT AT A PRICECAROLYN WILKEJANUARY 28, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
    Hydrogen peroxide is an antiseptic more commonly used for minor cuts, burns and scrapes.
    ASTHMA GROUP WARNS AGAINST SOCIAL MEDIA TREND OF INHALING HYDROGEN PEROXIDE TO TREAT CORONAVIRUSAARON GREGGSEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Sure, some of those “nuances” may include squealing, grinding, and the occasional bout of fork judder, but if you want an antiseptic riding experience, you might as well skip bicycles altogether and go lease a Kia Telluride.
    LONG LIVE OLD BIKESEBEN WEISSJUNE 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Portable and compact, these boxes are packed with helpful items, including gauze pads, exam gloves, and antiseptic towelettes.
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    In some niches demand has increased – someone was selling masks and antiseptics, and he had no demand but then suddenly got it.
    MARKETING STRATEGIES DURING COVID-19 TIMESEVELINA BROWNJULY 13, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
    He used an antiseptic solution which Bert had provided, for Bert was still buying my milk.
    THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
    We simply fill the box with gas at ordinary temperature, taking advantage only of its antiseptic properties.
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    The introduction of zinc oxid, aromatic and antiseptic oils and animal fat was a new feature.
    THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
    Hexamethylenamin is a valuable so-called urinary antiseptic—​probably one of the best we have.
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    WORDS RELATED TO ANTISEPTIC

    • antibiotic
    • antibody
    • antipoison
    • antiseptic
    • antiserum
    • antivenin
    • counteractant
    • counteragent
    • medicine
    • neutralizer
    • preventive
    • serum
    • vaccine
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