Remedy vs Revulsive - What's the difference?

remedy | revulsive |

As nouns the difference between remedy and revulsive

is that remedy is something that corrects or counteracts while revulsive is that which causes revulsion; a revulsive remedy or agent.

As a verb remedy

is to provide or serve as a remedy for.

As an adjective revulsive is

causing revulsion.



(wikipedia remedy)


  • Something that corrects or counteracts.
  • (legal) The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
  • A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.
  • * 1856 : (Gustave Flaubert), (Madame Bovary), Part III Chapter X, translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling
  • He said to himself that no doubt they would save her; the doctors would discover some remedy surely. He remembered all the miraculous cures he had been told about. Then she appeared to him dead. She was there; before his eyes, lying on her back in the middle of the road. He reined up, and the hallucination disappeared.

    Derived terms

    * remediless


  • To provide or serve as a remedy for.
  • * 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. ยง 27.
  • Nor is geometry, when taken into the assistance of natural philosophy, ever able to remedy this defect,
    * redress * help * correct * cure * See also




    (en adjective)
  • Causing revulsion
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which causes revulsion; a revulsive remedy or agent.
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