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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Relating to an institution connected with a hospital or conducted in or as if in an institution connected with a hospital and depending on direct observation of patients Also: Scientifically detached..

Usage examples (37)
  • The direct and unabashed appeal to the emotions ... has been ... diminished in favor of studied impersonality, a clinical detachment
  • He spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony
  • clinical observation
  • I know the term clinical depression quite well because I am taking anti depressants at the moment. for more
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