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antiseptic

 
Adjective antiseptic has 5 senses
  1. antiseptic - thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms; "doctors in antiseptic green coats"; "the antiseptic effect of alcohol"; "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"
    Antonyms:
    septic, abscessed, contaminated, dirty, pestiferous, contaminative, infected, purulent, pussy, putrid, putrefactive, putrefacient, septicemic, infectious, infective
  2. antiseptic - clean and honest; "antiseptic financial practices"
    Antonym:
    corrupt (indirect, via incorrupt)
  3. antiseptic - freeing from error or corruption; "the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"
    Antonyms:
    adulterating, adulterant (indirect, via purifying)
  4. antiseptic, sterilized, sterilised - made free from live bacteria or other microorganisms; "sterilized instruments"
    Antonym: germy (indirect, via germfree)
  5. antiseptic - (extended sense) of exceptionally clean language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"
    Antonym:
    dirty (indirect, via clean)
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