What does "Antiseptic" mean?
(a.) Alt. of Antiseptical (n.) A substance which prevents or retards putrefaction, or destroys, or protects from, putrefactive organisms; as, salt, carbolic acid, alcohol, cinchona
clean, sterile, aseptic, cleansing, disinfectant, unobjectionable, bactericidal, incorrupt, purifying, sterilized, germfree, uninfected, germicidal, nonpurulent
Example: "Doctors in antiseptic green coats" Example: "The antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism" Example: "Lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School" Example: "Antiseptic financial practices"