Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: panacea
IPA transcription: [p,ænəs'iə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: panacea, nostrum, catholicon, cure-all
    Meaning: hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
  • Synonyms: Panacea
    Meaning: (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia
Usage examples
  • "Why, the papers have been full of it lately," explained the Idiot. "The claim is made that in music lies the panacea for all human ills.