Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun demulcent

1 sense of demulcent

Sense 1
demulcent -- (a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin)
       => medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug -- ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

Antonyms of adj demulcent

1 sense of demulcent

Sense 1
demulcent, emollient, salving, softening -- (having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin)

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> hard -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Similarity of adj demulcent

1 sense of demulcent

Sense 1
demulcent, emollient, salving, softening -- (having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin)
       => soft (vs. hard) -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

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