- Medicine/Medical. to put under the influence of ether; anesthetize.
- to render groggy or numb, as if by an anesthetic.
Origin of etherize
Related Words for etherizedimpair, desensitize, abate, mute, reduce, smother, cushion, soften, hush, stupefy, check, weaken, paralyze, depress, deprive, slow, tire, injure, damp, repress
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Contemporary Examples of etherized
If it is alive, is it even relevant or, to borrow a phrase from Eliot, is it a patient “etherized upon a table”?C.E. Morgan: ‘Light in August’ is Faulkner’s Great American Novel
August 16, 2012
Historical Examples of etherized
The etherized patient, his bladder having been emptied, should be placed in the lithotomy position.
Rubbing with etherized oils and electricity have also been used successfully.
- (tr) obsolete to subject (a person) to the anaesthetic influence of ether fumes; anaesthetize