Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In medicine, fitted to relieve weariness; restorative.

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

  • adjective (Med.) Relieving weariness; restorative.

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  • adjective medicine Relieving weariness; restorative.
  • adjective medicine Unable to function or cope.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἀ- (a-, "not") + κόπος (kopos, "weariness")

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  • relieving tiredness

    April 14, 2008