anodin

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

anodin

  1. Genitive singular form of anodi.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνώδυνος (anṓdunos, free from pain), from ἀν- (an-, without) + ὀδύνη (odúnē, pain).

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Adjective[edit]

anodin (feminine singular anodine, masculine plural anodins, feminine plural anodines)

  1. (pharmacology) anodyne
    Les préparations de ciguë, d’opium, etc., sont des remèdes anodins.
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  2. (figuratively) ineffective
    Dans l’état des choses, il ne faut pas se contenter de remèdes anodins.
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  3. (by extension) innocuous, harmless, trivial
    Synonyms: faible, insignifiant
    un discours anodinan innocuous speech
    anodin en apparenceseemingly trivial

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