[ hah-nuh-muhn; German hah-nuh-mahn ]

  1. (Chris·tian Frie·drich) Sam·u·el [kris-chuhn free-drik sam-yoo-uhl; German kris-tee-ahn free-drikh-zah-moo-el], /ˈkrɪs tʃən ˈfri drɪk ˈsæm yu əl; German ˈkrɪs ti ɑn ˈfri drɪx ˈzɑ mu ɛl/, 1755–1843, German physician: founder of homeopathy.

Other words from Hahnemann

  • Hah·ne·mann·i·an [hah-nuh-man-ee-uhn, -mah-nee-], /ˌhɑ nəˈmæn i ən, -ˈmɑ ni-/, adjective
  • Hah·ne·mann·ism, noun

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How to use Hahnemann in a sentence

  • This want of any obvious relation between Hahnemann's three cardinal doctrines appears to be self-evident upon inspection.

    Medical Essays | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • The three great asserted discoveries of Hahnemann are entirely unconnected with and independent of each other.

    Medical Essays | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • Of the life and labors of Hahnemann, much might be told; but this is not the time or place to go into the subject.

  • Visiting at the Hahnemann Hospital, I have become much interested in some of the patients.

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  • An engraved portrait of the illustrious Hahnemann occupied the place of honor over the chimney-piece.

British Dictionary definitions for Hahnemann


/ (German ˈhaːnəman) /

  1. (Christian Friedrich) Samuel (ˈzaːmueːl). 1755–1843, German physician; founder of homeopathy

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