Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to an antidote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the quality an antidote; fitted to counteract the effects of poison.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to antidotes; having the quality of an antidote; proof against poison or anything hurtful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. counteracting the effects of a poison

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Examples

  • I don't know what "antidotal" facts are, but a factual record in a court is more systematic than an anecdote.

    When divas attack, Part 2.

  • More accurate, factual, data is appearing instead of the antidotal, fictional, delusional, overly wordy garbage you have posted from a, self delusional, narcissist, that is potentially paranoid and psychotic.

    Peter Sumaruck II

  • Sorry to pick on Ben, but I also laughed when he referred to antidotal evidence, a nice new Bushism or verbal typo that I guess means a piece of evidence that fixes a poisonous problem.

    Reviewing Rand: Correlation, Causation, and SEO | Managing Greatness

  • Although HUD will not release conclusive results from the recent Counts until this summer, we are already seeing plenty of antidotal information and partial numbers portending bad news.

    Census Time: Who is Homeless?

  • This show is close to a public service in its antidotal effects.

    Daniel Menaker: Discomfort Zone

  • Even if I could find all the antidotal data points like you and me, most of it would be discounted as a misunderstanding or simple loss of faith.

    A quasi-religious movement

  • Likewise, I recognize my comments that those who are gay that I know assert they have always been attracted to men is also antidotal.

    Sexual Disorientation?

  • We did get ours, but it seems as though this year - and you know, this is antidotal - again, though, we called four or five different area places that usually offer seasonal flu vaccine and they're out of it, and they haven't even gotten the swine flu vaccine.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2009

  • This is a very short story, Flash Fiction, if you will that treads on the edge of being antidotal.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • He starts with an antidotal story that a teach told him in class, about how a boy tied a red towel around his neck as a cape and jumped from a building, hoping to fly, with the explanation being that the boy could not distinguish between reality and the reality that he saw in comic books.

    Costumes and Fandom

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