Origin of anesthetic
Related formsan·es·thet·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·an·es·thet·ic, adjective, nounpost·an·es·thet·ic, adjectivesem·i·an·es·thet·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for anesthetic
And I have to have whiskey because alcohol is both an antiseptic and an anesthetic.
One last question: how did The Times obtain that data on Iranian anesthetic stockpiles?
Nitrous oxide, otherwise known as laughing gas, gives one an exhilarating feeling while operating as an anesthetic.Gina Gershon’s Trip to Heaven in the Dentist’s Chair|Gina Gershon|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But did Murray provide Jackson with a dangerous level of anesthetic that caused his death?
Large claims for its anesthetic and antiseptic virtues have been made.
The finding of the matches was like an anesthetic to the agony of the clamp on his leg.Bulldog Carney|W. A. Fraser
The road-worker drew a long breath as he came out from under the anesthetic.The Friendly Road|(AKA David Grayson) Ray Stannard Baker
Anesthetic incidents under conditions in which great pain might well be expected are not uncommon.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
The pain incident to subsequent thawing is severe and, in general, is about as hard to bear as an incision without an anesthetic.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern