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

2 senses of restorative

Sense 1
tonic, restorative -- (a medicine that strengthens and invigorates)
       => medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug -- ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

Sense 2
corrective, restorative -- (a device for treating injury or disease)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Antonyms of adj restorative

2 senses of restorative

Sense 1
renewing, restorative, reviving, revitalizing, revitalising -- (tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine")

INDIRECT (VIA invigorating) -> debilitating -- (impairing the strength and vitality)

Sense 2
recuperative, restorative -- (promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise")

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

Similarity of adj restorative

2 senses of restorative

Sense 1
renewing, restorative, reviving, revitalizing, revitalising -- (tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine")
       => invigorating (vs. debilitating) -- (imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air")

Sense 2
recuperative, restorative -- (promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise")
       => 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")

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