anticathartic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

anti- +‎ cathartic

AdjectiveEdit

anticathartic (comparative more anticathartic, superlative most anticathartic)

  1. (literature) In no way causing catharsis.
  2. (medicine) Acting as the opposite of a cathartic, preventing purging.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

anticathartic (plural anticathartics)

  1. (medicine) A drug that acts as the opposite of a cathartic, inhibiting purging.