palliative


palliative
adj
1. alleviative, alleviatory, mitiga-tive, mitigatory, lenitive, Med. abirritant; mollifying, soothing, calming, Med. calmative, assuasive, demulcent; relaxing, numbing, dulling, anesthetic; pain-killing, anodyne, Med. analgesic, deadening.
n
2. sedative, sedation, Med. calmative, tranquilizer, narcotic, opiate, drug, anesthetic; painkiller, anodyne, Med. analgesic; softener, sweetener, demulcent, lenitive, Med. emollient, Med. abirritant; balm, salve, unguent, ointment, liniment.

A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.

Synonyms: