Part of speech:
A source of comfort or consolation.
The definition of consolation refers to comfort that is given to someone in a time of disappointment, or to the people or things that are providing that comfort.
A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
Relief is the ease of pain, tension, strain or other discomfort.
An alleviating or being alleviated
Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
The condition of being assuaged.
Any medicinal ointment applied to wounds, skin irritations, burns, etc. for purposes of soothing or healing
A highly viscous or semisolid substance used on the skin as a cosmetic, emollient, or medicament; a salve.
A salve for soothing or healing; an ointment.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.
A pastelike mixture applied to a part of the body for healing or cosmetic purposes.
(Chemistry) A symbolic representation of the composition or of the composition and structure of a compound.
A word composed of two or more base morphemes, whether hyphenated or not
A doctor's written direction for the preparation and use of medicine, the grinding of lenses for eyeglasses, etc.
Any mild, edible oil, as olive oil
A soothing, usually mucilaginous or oily substance, such as glycerin or lanolin, used especially to relieve pain in inflamed or irritated mucous membranes.
A condition of morbid excitability or oversensitiveness of an organ or part of the body; a state in which the application of ordinary stimuli produces pain or excessive or vitiated action.
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
Medicine is defined as the science of diagnosing and preventing disease and of maintaining health.
Anodyne is defined as a pain reliever.
Any aromatic preparation made with balsam, as certain medical dressings
Any of various foods or confections made of cream or having a creamy consistency
The quality of having a pleasant odor:
A short period of quiet or of comparative calm, lessened activity, etc.
Something that induces forgetfulness of sorrow or eases pain.
Oil is a slippery liquid that comes from minerals as well as animal and vegetable fat.
Perfume is defined as a nice smell, or a substance created to produce a nice smell.
(Canada, Ireland) A plastic device that goes into a baby’s mouth, used to calm and quiet the baby.
The act of anointing, as in medical treatment or a religious ceremony
To put (fears, etc.) to rest; quiet; calm
To render motionless for lack of wind:
(Intransitive) To become calm.
To cause someone to become quiet.
To place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; especially, to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, or the like.
In addition; besides:
(Obs.) Commonly kept in stock in a pharmacy
An oily, perfumed hairdressing.
A medicinal drink, originally made from barley soaked in water; a herbal tea. [from 14th c.]
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