of or relating to a substance that is useful in the suppression of nausea or vomiting.
any such substance.
The nausea returned at certain moments, but these attacks were disposed of by ginger ale and Rivires’ antiemetic drink.
Against The Grain Joris-Karl Huysmans
any antiemetic drug, such as promethazine or metoclopramide
antiemetic an·ti·e·met·ic (ān’tē-ĭ-mět’ĭk, ān’tī-)
Preventing or arresting vomiting. n.
An agent that prevents or arrests vomiting.
a person who follows an method. a quack; charlatan. . Contemporary Examples The count considered Lincoln an “honest man of nature, perhaps an empiric, doctoring with innocent juices from herbs.” President Lincoln’s Twitter Mole Kevin Peraino October 25, 2013 Historical Examples Our laws are not empiric, but their reason is seldom apparent to those who […]
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method or practice. Philosophy. the doctrine that all knowledge is derived from sense experience. Compare (def 2). undue reliance upon experience, as in medicine; quackery. an conclusion. noun (philosophy) the doctrine that all knowledge of matters of fact derives from experience and that the mind is not furnished with a set of concepts in advance […]
derived from or guided by experience or experiment. depending upon experience or observation alone, without using scientific method or theory, especially as in medicine. provable or verifiable by experience or experiment. Contemporary Examples There’s also a fair amount of empirical support for the theory that lobbying dollars are driving up home prices in the District. […]
method or practice. Philosophy. the doctrine that all knowledge is derived from sense experience. Compare (def 2). undue reliance upon experience, as in medicine; quackery. an conclusion. Contemporary Examples Roosevelt, the Emperor of empiricism, never learned the lesson Keynes tried to teach. Stop Trying to Balance Budgets! Harold Evans June 27, 2010 If President-elect Obama […]