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Meaning of ASSUASIVE

Pronunciation:  u'sweysiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  freeing from fear and anxiety
 

ASSUASIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: calming, pacifying, reassuring, soothing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*sua"sive\, a. [From assuage, as if this were fr. a
supposed L. assuadere to persuade to; or from E. pref. ad +
-suasive as in persuasive.]
Mitigating; tranquilizing; soothing. [R.]

      Music her soft assuasive voice applies.  --Pope.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alleviating, alleviative, altering, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, balmy, balsamic, benumbing, bounding, calmant, calmative, cathartic, cleansing, deadening, demulcent, dulling, easing, emollient, extenuating, extenuatory, lenitive, limitative, limiting, mitigating, mitigative, mitigatory, modificatory, modifying, modulatory, numbing, pain-killing, palliative, purgative, qualificative, qualificatory, qualifying, relieving, remedial, restricting, restrictive, sedative, softening, soothing, subduing
 

 

 

 

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