Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Word of the Day #14: analgesic and a bonus!

an•al•ge•sic P Pronunciation Key ( n l-j z k, -s k)
A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
Of or causing analgesia.

an•al•ge•si•a P Pronunciation Key ( n l-j z - , -zh )
A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.

I was reading Readers Digest yesterday. Very interesting article about...actually I forget what it was about. The point is the authour used the above word which I hadn't heard. I made my little brother look it up for me. See? You learn something new everyday!!!


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