drastic definition

  • adjective:
    • serious or radical in nature; extreme: the extreme way of measuring amputating the whole knee; drastic social modification triggered by the French Revolution.
    • Taking impact violently or quickly: a drastic emetic.
    • Extreme, severe.
    • Acting quickly or violently.
    • very severe or extensive.
    • performing rapidly and violently; efficacious; effective; -- in opposition to bland.
    • powerful and severe and rigorous
  • others:
    • Effective; effective; powerful; acting with force or violence; vigorous: as, a serious cathartic. Compare cathartic, adjective
  • noun:
    • A medicine which quickly and effectually purges.

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