Definición de emollient en inglés:

emollient

Saltos de línea: emol|li¦ent
Pronunciación: /ɪˈmɒlɪənt
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Having the quality of softening or soothing the skin: a rich emollient shampoo
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    • It is an incredibly emollient skin-shielding cream - perfect for preventing chapped skin.
    • The emollient creams make the top layers of skin seem moister for a short time, but the other ingredients are actually drying the skin so you have to use more of the lotion, etc.
    • Very occasionally, emollient creams may sting the skin when first applied to very dry skin.
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Derivativos

emollience

sustantivo
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  • We can count on less patience, less emollience, less nervous anxiety to please everyone (at home, and abroad).
  • But even if the calculated emollience is a stratagem, it confirms one of the most improbable features of his character.
  • Listen to the careful emollience and the surprising promises he made.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin emollient- 'making soft', from the verb emollire, from e- (variant of ex- 'out') + mollis 'soft'.

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