analeptic etymology

English word analeptic comes from English ana-, English -leptic

Detailed word origin of analeptic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ana- English (eng) Again. Apiece (Can we add an example for this sense?). Backward. Excessive. On. Up.
-leptic English (eng) A person who is afflicted with a condition prone to cause violent seizings, as in epileptic.. Of or relating to a condition of seizing, as in nympholeptic.
analeptic English (eng) A restorative or stimulative medication, especially one used to overcome depression. Of or relating to analepsis (form of flashback).. That restores or stimulates health.

Words with the same origin as analeptic

Descendants of ana-
anabiosis anabranch anacampylotropous anacolpate anadrome anafront anafunctor anagen anagenesis analept anamorphism ananym anaplasic anaporate anaprotaspis anaseismic anastatic anastatically anataxis anatocism anatoxin anatreme anatropy
Descendants of -leptic
antileptic narcoleptic nympholeptic psychodysleptic psycholeptic