Definitions

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  • adj. Not medical.

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  • adj. not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed

Etymologies

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un- +‎ medical

Examples

  • The medical gentleman was the first who returned, and among his intimate friends he was observed to laugh and wink, and look as unmedical as might be; but when Mr. Leaver came back he was very solemn, and in answer to all inquiries, shook his head, and remarked that Augusta was far too sensitive to be trifled with — an opinion which the widow subsequently confirmed.

    Sketches by Boz

  • It does seem, though, that american hospitals are unnecessarily pushing for more c-sections, for unmedical reasons.

    Doctor Resigns From Hospital Because She Won’t Do Unneeded C-Sections

  • Now, I don't exactly want to malign a perfect stranger, but if I may be allowed a swift and completely unmedical diagnosis, I'd like to note that the woman in question might, indeed, have diabetes, but more probably had cocaine.

    Austin, TX. Part I.

  • Examining him to discover the cause, I found symptoms of pneumonia — that is to say, in unmedical language, inflammation of the substance of the lungs.

    The Haunted Hotel

  • “Why are you unmedical fellows always talking bosh about hypnotism?” cried the doctor.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • "Why are you unmedical fellows always talking bosh about hypnotism?" cried the doctor.

    The Father Brown Omnibus

  • I was startled, to begin with, by his unmedical appearance.

    The Return of the Soldier

  • 'Why are you unmedical fellows always talking bosh about hypnotism?' cried the doctor.

    The Innocence of Father Brown: The Wrong Shape

  • They say joy doesn't kill, and that's one of the few medical proverbs made by unmedical men that are true.

    Keziah Coffin

  • Examining him to discover the cause, I found symptoms of pneumonia -- that is to say, in unmedical language, inflammation of the substance of the lungs.

    The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice

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