antiseptic

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Synonyms for antiseptic

Synonyms for antiseptic

free from dirt, stain, or impurities

Antonyms for antiseptic

thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

clean and honest

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freeing from error or corruption

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devoid of objectionable language

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These must be correctly and antiseptically handled and patients are instructed accordingly.
If officials aren't cracking down on funny translations, they are constantly exhorting their citizens to be antiseptically polite.
They were simultaneously mechanical in character--unmistakably the product of a technological process--and uncompromisingly aesthetic in their motive; they were full of grace, antiseptically clean, cold as ice, and free of human sentiment--as distant and elegant as a Shaker chair or archaic Venus.
The tumultuous upheaval which would follow the toppling of Saddam's Ba'thist dictatorship was known antiseptically in planning sessions as "Phase IV".
Not merely a neutral observer, a therapist ought not be antiseptically clean, emotionally aloof, nor intrusive and judgmental.
But if the content of the record is so antiseptically sterilised before release, what can the public eventually learn about the deliberations, other than they took place some weeks earlier?
Without the challenging approach provided by these broadcasters, the BBC's news programmes might be more antiseptically 'neutral', but paradoxically would be closer to the kind of programmes once watched in East Berlin and Warsaw.
With regard to the testing of the BlyssPluss pill, he speaks antiseptically about such violence as failed research--not as unethical activity.
This could help explain why the struggle for gay rights has itself become so antiseptically wholesome in recent years--and why the intersection of "sex" and "Abraham Lincoln" shot right over most people's heads.
Designer Alison Chitty--a regular Gill collaborator--keeps the Donmar stage antiseptically clean, various props lined up against a back wall whose overhead walk-way doubles for the couple's beloved Westminster Bridge.
Marines, Special Forces, and Air Force fighter and bomber aircraft at least six sites in Israel, all part of what is antiseptically described as 'U.
In the course of decades of work, he collected many thousands of photographs of men and women in standardized, antiseptically posed, front, side, and rear views, from which he took measurements and published statistics.
Bree (Marcia Cross), a cross between a Stepford wife and Martha Stewart who is virulently addicted to providing an antiseptically ideal life for her family, is thrown by said family's decisive rejection of her rampant perfectionism - her husband wants a divorce; her teenage son has become a sociopath.
Paz invented the term to refer to abstract, almost antiseptically banal concepts like 'progress', 'development', 'revolution' which, when empirically applied as policy, extracted an enormous cost in terms of cultures destroyed and lives lost.
I have admired Haneke's films in the past, beginning with the antiseptically grim The Seventh Continent and going on to the tough, much-maligned Benny's Video.