Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate; to soothe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In medicine, to deaden or lessen irritation in; soothe by removing or diminishing irritability.

Etymologies

ab- +‎ irritate (Wiktionary)

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