Definition of Depletive

1. a. Able or fitted to deplete.



Definition of Depletive

1. Adjective. Causing depletion. ¹

2. Noun. Any substance used to deplete. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depletive

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Depletive

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depleted-uranium
depleted uranium
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depletion method
depletion response
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depletive (current term)
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deploredness

Literary usage of Depletive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Institutes of Medicine by Martyn Paine (1862)
"The salutary influence of the secondary disease, independently of the depletive effect, is seen in the frequent abatement ..."

2. Hysteria by Frederic Carpenter Skey (1868)
"Congestion not inflammation—Treatment of congestion—Cases of congestion—Tonic treatment exemplified in abscess—Evils of depletive treatment—Tonic ..."

3. Occasional Lectures on the Practice of Medicine: Addressed Chiefly to the by Walter Butler Cheadle (1900)
"... to the use of depletive measures Alimentary disturbances in bronchitis—Their treatment —Dangers of gastric distension and dilatation—Chronic bronchitis— ..."

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