Emollient - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |iˈmɑːliənt|  American pronunciation of the word emollient
Brit.  |ɪˈmɒlɪənt|  British pronunciation of the word emollient

noun

- toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin (syn: cream, ointment)

adjective

- having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin (syn: demulcent, salving, softening)

Examples

Almond oil is renowned for its soothing, emollient properties.

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