homeopathic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj homeopathic of or relating to the practice of homeopathy "homeopathic medicine"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Homeopathic Of or pertaining to homeopathy; according to the principles of homeopathy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • homeopathic Relating or pertaining to homeopathy; according to the principles of homeopathy: as, homeopathic remedies; homeopathic treatment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Homeopathic of or pertaining to homeopathy
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Quotations

  • Abraham Lincoln
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    “Has it [popular sovereignty] not got down as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had starved to death?”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. homéopathique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. homoiopatheiahomoios, like, pathos, feeling.

Usage

In literature:

You ain't no homeopath doctor, are you?
"The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow" by S. Weir Mitchell
One becomes used to being hard up, as one becomes used to everything else, by the help of that wonderful old homeopathic doctor, Time.
"Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow" by Jerome K. Jerome
Taken homeopathically, it may be harmless; but become a habit, a necessity, it must vitiate, enervate, destroy.
"Gala-days" by Gail Hamilton
I see she was sufferin' from a rush of curiosity to the head and I cured her by homeopath doses.
"Cy Whittaker's Place" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Here is a homeopathic remedy for the imaginative strategist.
"Little Wars; a game for boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for that more intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' games and books" by H. G. Wells
Still, there wasn't much sickness, and I don't reckon the homeopath ever did winter through.
"Heart's Desire" by Emerson Hough
It's the eye of faith in you and your homeopathic doses.
"Waste" by Granville Barker
From one of his pockets Uncle Ed produced two small bottles, the kind used for holding homeopathic pills.
"The Scientific American Boy" by A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
He needs homeopathic treatment.
"The Witness" by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
This would naturally follow on the homeopathic principle of similars.
"Food Remedies" by Florence Daniel
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In news:

When the homeopathic product first came out in the mid-1990s, it was all the rage, making the company something of a one-hit wonder.
Well, Kenny, the suspected "homeopath," has whipped up some stunning ensembles for Mama's new show.
Sometimes the soup dumplings are enriched with homeopathically tiny doses of fresh crabmeat.
You can't get much more organic or homeopathic than maggots .
Stern's favorite things include pocket flip-flops and homeopathic stress-relief spray.
Similasan is one homeopathic company making a move into pediatric cough/cold.
A study in the American Journal of Pain Management explored the possibility for an alternative ‹ a homeopathic preparation ‹ to relieve osteoarthritis pain.
Patients received either a liquid homeopathic preparation or acetaminophen for one month.
Rocasuba on Wednesday launched a homeopathic energy-booster utilizing a unique patch delivery system.
Providing up to five hours of energy, the product delivers homeopathic ingredients, including naturally derived caffeine, tea extract and zinc.
Instead of treating ulcers , homeopaths treat people who have ulcers , which are caused by a combination of H. Peptic ulcers are often a result of either an infection of the bacteria H.
Blogger Alan Krumwiede (Jude Law) walks trash-strewn streets in search of proof that government and Big Pharma are hiding a homeopathic cure in ' Contagion .
Robert De Martino, a treating doctor at Superior Health Solutions, works as a homeopathic chiropractor PHOTO: BILL HUGHES.
This homeopathic calming spray may be hooey.
TheraBiogen Inc has introduced its third product, TheraMax Migraine Relief homeopathic nasal spray.
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