Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Med.) To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate.

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  • verb transitive, medicine To diminish the sensibility of; to debilitate; to soothe.

Etymologies

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ab- +‎ irritate

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