/ (ˌænɪsˈθɛtɪk) /
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a substance that causes anaesthesia
causing or characterized by anaesthesia
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How to use anaesthetic in a sentence
Ketamine has long been approved in the US as an anaesthetic.Ketamine’s promise as an antidepressant is being undermined by its lack of profit|Olivia Goldhill|August 6, 2020|Quartz
Corydon promptly did so, and another doctor who was to administer the anaesthetic came to her side.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
In the early part of the war particularly many a young man had to face even serious operations without an anaesthetic.
He replied that he would be ready for the operation at the time suggested, but that he would not take an anaesthetic.
Arnald also revived the search for some anaesthetic that would produce insensibility to pain in surgical operations.A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
The involuntary start that shook the pine cone from his hand freed Phil's nostrils of the anaesthetic.The Short Life|Francis Donovan