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Meaning of SANATORIUM

Pronunciation:  `sanu'towreeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  pejorative terms for an insane asylum
  2. [n]  a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
 

SANATORIUM is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Bedlam, booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house, nuthouse, sanatarium, sanitarium, snake pit
 
 See Also: asylum, hospital, infirmary, insane asylum, institution, mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\San`a*to"ri*um\, n. [NL. See {Sanatory}.]
An establishment for the treatment of the sick; a resort for
invalids. See {Sanitarium}.

 

 

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