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 (ə-swā′sĭv, -zĭv)
Soothing; calming.

[ad- + suasive (sense influenced by assuage).]


(əˈsweɪ sɪv)

soothing; alleviative.


any medicinal substance or preparation that soothes or alleviates. — assuasive, adj.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.assuasive - freeing from fear and anxietyassuasive - freeing from fear and anxiety  
reassuring - restoring confidence and relieving anxiety; "a very reassuring remark"
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps,' said Bounderby, staring with all his might at his so quiet and assuasive father-in-law, 'you know where your daughter is at the present time
Mostly they believed that gathering all or assuasive amount of morel would bring misfortune to the family and to their assets.
They also rivet our gaze, making Friel's assuasive enlargement of an old Irish trope easier, as well as more painful, "to see.