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Meaning of "hydropathy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYDROPATHY

hydropathy  [haɪˈdrɒpəθɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYDROPATHY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hydropathy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HYDROPATHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hydropathy

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy, formerly called hydropathy, is a part of medicine, in particular of naturopathy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy, that involves the use of water for pain relief and treatment. The term encompasses a broad range of approaches and therapeutic methods that take advantage of the physical properties of water, such as temperature and pressure, for therapeutic purposes, to stimulate blood circulation and treat the symptoms of certain diseases. Various therapies used in the present-day hydrotherapy employ water jets, underwater massage and mineral baths and/or whirlpool bath, hot Roman bath, hot tub, Jacuzzi, cold plunge and mineral bath.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYDROPATHY


adenopathy
ˌædɪˈnɒpəθɪ
allelopathy
ˌælɪˈlɒpəθɪ
allopathy
əˈlɒpəθɪ
arthropathy
ɑːˈθrɒpəθɪ
cardiomyopathy
ˌkɑːdɪəʊmaɪˈɒpəθɪ
cardiopathy
ˌkɑːdɪˈɒpəθɪ
encephalopathy
ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒpəθɪ
enteropathy
ˌentəˈrɒpəθɪ
homeopathy
ˌhəʊmɪˈɒpəθɪ
homoeopathy
ˌhəʊmɪˈɒpəθɪ
lymphadenopathy
lɪmˌfædɪˈnɒpəθɪ
myelopathy
ˌmaɪəˈlɒpəθɪ
myopathy
maɪˈɒpəθɪ
naturopathy
ˌneɪtʃəˈrɒpəθɪ
nephropathy
nɛfˈrɒpəθɪ
neuropathy
njʊˈrɒpəθɪ
osteopathy
ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθɪ
psychopathy
saɪˈkɒpəθɪ
retinopathy
ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ
sociopathy
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒpəθɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYDROPATHY

hydropath
hydropathic
hydropathical
hydropathically
hydropathist
hydroperoxide
hydrophane
hydrophanous
hydrophile
hydrophilic
hydrophilicity
hydrophilite
hydrophilous
hydrophily
hydrophobia
hydrophobic
hydrophobicity
hydrophobous
hydrophone
hydrophyte

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYDROPATHY

anthropopathy
antipathy
apathy
bovine spongiform encephalopathy
cranial osteopathy
dyspathy
empathy
enantiopathy
haemoglobinopathy
hemoglobinopathy
idiopathy
kinesipathy
myalgic encephalopathy
myocardiopathy
naprapathy
protopathy
swathy
sympathy
tea and sympathy
telepathy
transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

Synonyms and antonyms of hydropathy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hydropathy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYDROPATHY

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Translator English - Chinese

水疗法
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hydropathy
570 millions of speakers

English

hydropathy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जल चिकित्सा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المعالجة المائية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

водолечение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hydropathy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জলচিকিত্সা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hydropathie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hidropati
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hydropathy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハイドロパ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하이드로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hydropathy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thủy liệu pháp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீர் கொண்டு நோயைக் குணப்படுத்தும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हायड्रोपाथी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

su tedavisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

idroterapia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wodolecznictwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

водолікування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hidroterapie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υδροπάθεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hydropathie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hydropati
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hydropathy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hydropathy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYDROPATHY»

The term «hydropathy» is normally little used and occupies the 120.855 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYDROPATHY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hydropathy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYDROPATHY»

Discover the use of hydropathy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hydropathy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Formulation, Characterization, and Stability of Protein Drugs
ol (*1 * hydropathy average of ASDFGH, plotted at position 3) '2 (o^ _ hydropathy average of SDFGHC, plotted at position 4) ^ ('3 - hydropathy average of DFGHCM, plotted at position 5) '4 (°4 - hydropathy average of FGHCMN, plotted at ...
Rodney Pearlman, Y. John Wang, 1996
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Outlines of a new theory of Disease, applied to Hydropathy. ...
My opposition to Priessnitz, say they, will produce an unfortunate rupture in the combined domain of hydropathy; new food will be given for doubting the principles of hydropathy; the opponents of the water-cure will tri~ umph, and will turn the ...
Heinrich F. FRANCKE, Robert BAIKIE (of Tankerness, the Younger M.D.), 1849
3
Observations on hydropathy; with an account of the principal ...
We repeat, to render justice to Hydropathy, we must separate it from its inventor; and connecting it with Physiology and Medicine , endeavour to develope it as a new and important addition to the medical art. We come now to the question " what ...
John Stevenson Bushnan, 1846
4
Bedside letters on Hydropathy; or, clinical experience of ...
No questions are asked, but the patient simply takes the colchioum which is ordered for him—without any guarantee, written or verbal. Then, to give hydropathy fair play, the patient should act in the case of hydropathy as in that of allopathy.
William Alfred JOHNSON, 1859
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Hydropathy, Or, The Water-cure: Its Principles, Processes, ...
Hydropathy.-—Definition of the Term.—\Vater as a remedial Agent has been used in all Ages.—Priessnitz's Discoveries the result of Accident.—-Curious Anecdotes.—Hrs number of Patients.-—Testimony of Dr. Edward Johnson.—Sir Charles ...
Joel Shew, 1851
6
Fasting, Hydropathy and Exercise: Nature
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Bernarr MacFadden, Felix Oswald, 2006
7
Theory and practice of Hydropathy ... physiologically and ...
of the nervous system, to which it gives a great stimulative sensasion ; hydropathy, therefore, is efficacious in partial paralysis, in neuralyics, in the sciatical pain, in tic-doloroux of the face, in incipient amaurosis, and in a great number of ...
Johann Eduard FELDMANN, 1843
8
Hydropathy at Home; or, a Familiar exposition of the ...
AMONGST the many discoveries for which the nineteenth century is so pre- eminently distinguished, the science of Hydropathy, or the Water Cure, claims a very high rank. Its diffusion has completely revolutionized the old formulas of medicine, ...
Joseph CONSTANTINE, 1869
9
Hydropathy at Home: The Domestic Practice of the Water Cure ...
With Instructions For The Treatment Of Diseases, Affections, Casualties, Etc. With A Chapter On The Treatment Of Horses.
Joseph Constantine, 2010
10
Fasting, Hydropathy, and Exercise
Fasting, Hydropathy And Exercise MACFADDEN S Fasting, Hydropathy AND Exercise NATURE'S WONDERFUL REMEDIES FOR. By Bernarr Macfadden And Felix Oswald, A.M.M.D.. Front Cover.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYDROPATHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hydropathy is used in the context of the following news items.
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“Declaring our independence” from pain
After years of being treated through allopathic medicine, homeopathy, hydropathy and even hypnotism, she determined that pain was not ... «MyCentralJersey.com, Jul 15»
2
Body-mind-spirit connect
... Mathai has always passionately espoused a way of living that integrates various disciplines like naturopathy, yoga, acupuncture, hydropathy, ... «The Hindu, Feb 15»
3
Nestled in the Scottish Highlands Sits Crieff Hydro, a Victorian Spa
In 1868, Dr. Thomas Meikle founded Crieff Hydro as a hydropathy resort when "water cures" were thought to remedy all sorts of ailments. «Huffington Post, Dec 14»
4
Learn The History Of The Other Kellogg
Wilson says the Victorian building housed hundreds of people with different rooms for things like hydropathy, gymnastics, heating and light ... «WMUK, Nov 14»
5
In pictures: Health and wellbeing down by the sea...
Hydropathy was then all the rage in the 19th century. This was the medical treatment by external and internal application of water – the first one ... «Southport Visiter, Nov 14»
6
Optician visit uncovers rare deadly disease
Known as idiopathic intercranial hydropathy, if left untreated the illness can cause blindness and, ultimately, fatal seizures. It affects just one in ... «Edinburgh Evening News, Jul 14»
7
Proof of Pampering
Rooted in the public and private bathhouses of the Roman Empire, hydrotherapy (formerly hydropathy) enjoyed its last heyday in the Victorian era, when the ... «My New Orleans, May 14»
8
Cayenne Pepper Enemas and Other Developments in Early Medicine
Janik spends time in the realms of botany, phrenology, hydropathy, hypnotism and more, in her Marketplace of the Marvelous. Some types of ... «PopMatters, Apr 14»
9
'Marvelous' medicine fascinates local history author
"Marketplace of the Marvelous" focuses on several popular practices of “irregular” medicine — botanicals, phrenology, hydropathy, ... «Madison.com, Mar 14»
10
Healing In Small Doses: The Origin of Homeopathy
... homeopathy did not share the populist origins of Thomsonism and hydropathy. Instead, like phrenology, the origin of homeopathy began with a regular doctor. «Utne Reader Online, Mar 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hydropathy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hydropathy>. Jan 2020 ».
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