Synonyms for therapeutic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ther-uh-pyoo-tik
Phonetic Transcription : ˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪk

Top 10 synonyms for therapeutic Other synonyms for the word therapeutic

Définition of therapeutic

Origin :
  • pertaining to the healing of disease, 1640s, probably shortened from therapeutical (c.1600), from Modern Latin therapeuticus "curing, healing," from Greek therapeutikos, from therapeutes "one ministering," from therapeutein "to cure, treat," of unknown origin, related to therapon (genitive therapontos) "attendant." Therapeutic was used from 1540s as a noun meaning "the branch of medicine concerned with treatment of disease."
  • adj healing
Example sentences :
  • It was new as a therapeutic system, however old its philosophic elements.
  • Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by Hugo Mnsterberg
  • Dr. Epstein is one of the finest Therapeutic men in the city.
  • Extract from : « An Ounce of Cure » by Alan Edward Nourse
  • Lowen was interested in the therapeutic implications of Reich's work.
  • Extract from : « When You Don't Know Where to Turn » by Steven J. Bartlett
  • Therapeutic running also tends appreciably to lessen anxiety.
  • Extract from : « When You Don't Know Where to Turn » by Steven J. Bartlett
  • There is no satisfactory evidence of its therapeutic efficacy.
  • Extract from : « The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 2 of 2 » by Various
  • These last, however, are not therapeutic agents, when in such doses.
  • Extract from : « The Action of Medicines in the System » by Frederick William Headland
  • The blessedness of talking out was a therapeutic discovery all Aunt Jane's own.
  • Extract from : « Aunt Jane » by Jennette Lee
  • The guard followed, believing her the proprietress of a therapeutic bath.
  • Extract from : « The Secrets of a Kuttite » by Edward O. Mousley
  • Even physiologists admit the paucity of therapeutic results.
  • Extract from : « Vivisection » by Albert Leffingwell
  • With therapeutic nihilism or skepticism of the power of drugs I have no sympathy.
  • Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by James J. Walsh

Antonyms for therapeutic

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