Definition of antiseptic:
purifying, prophylactic, pure, sterilised, aseptic, antibiotic, uninfected, sterile, germicidal, disinfectant, stainless, immaculate, hygienic, unsullied, clean, incorrupt, sterilized, nonpurulent, cleanly, unsoiled, spotless, cleansing, bactericidal, unobjectionable.
- "Civics: as Applied Sociology", Patrick Geddes.
In a little while, however, one's eyes not only become accustomed to the twilight but are very grateful for it; and beginning to look inquiringly about, as they ever do in this city of beauty, they observe, just inside, an instant reminder of the antiseptic qualities of Italy.- "A Wanderer in Florence", E. V. Lucas.
A most excellent and wholesome jelly may be prepared therefrom, which is slightly tonic by its salutary bitterness, and is an admirable antiseptic accompaniment to certain roast meats, such as venison and mutton.- "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.