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

1 sense of organic

Sense 1
organic, organic fertilizer, organic fertiliser -- (a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter)
       => fertilizer, fertiliser, plant food -- (any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile)

Antonyms of adj organic

6 senses of organic

Sense 1
organic (vs. inorganic) -- (relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis; "hydrocarbons are organic compounds")

inorganic (vs. organic) -- (relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis; "hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances")

Sense 2
organic (vs. inorganic) -- (being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms; "organic life"; "organic growth"; "organic remains found in rock")

inorganic (vs. organic) -- (lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms)
        => amorphous, unstructured -- (lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies)
        => artificial -- (not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes)
        => mineral -- (composed of matter other than plant or animal; "the inorganic mineral world")

Sense 3
organic (vs. functional) -- (involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; "an organic disease")

functional (vs. organic) -- (involving or affecting function rather than physiology; "functional deafness")

Sense 4
organic -- (of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; "organic eggs"; "organic vegetables"; "organic chicken")

INDIRECT (VIA wholesome) -> unwholesome -- (detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking")

Sense 5
organic -- (simple and healthful and close to nature; "an organic lifestyle")

INDIRECT (VIA healthful) -> unhealthful -- (detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint")

Sense 6
constituent (prenominal), constitutional, constitutive (prenominal), organic -- (constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup))

INDIRECT (VIA essential) -> inessential, unessential -- (not basic or fundamental)

Similarity of adj organic

6 senses of organic

Sense 1
organic (vs. inorganic) -- (relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis; "hydrocarbons are organic compounds")

Sense 2
organic (vs. inorganic) -- (being or relating to or derived from or having properties characteristic of living organisms; "organic life"; "organic growth"; "organic remains found in rock")
       => integrated, structured -- (resembling a living organism in organization or development; "society as an integrated whole")
       => nonsynthetic -- (involving or derived from living organisms; free from chemical treatments or additives; "organic gardening is more natural"; "nonsynthetic fertilizer")

Sense 3
organic (vs. functional) -- (involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; "an organic disease")

Sense 4
organic -- (of or relating to foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones; "organic eggs"; "organic vegetables"; "organic chicken")
       => wholesome (vs. unwholesome) -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")

Sense 5
organic -- (simple and healthful and close to nature; "an organic lifestyle")
       => healthful (vs. unhealthful) -- (conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance")

Sense 6
constituent (prenominal), constitutional, constitutive (prenominal), organic -- (constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup))
       => essential (vs. inessential) -- (basic and fundamental; "the essential feature")

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