An elixir is a magical or medicinal potion that is said to have healing properties. The word elixir brings to mind a sense of rejuvenation, regeneration, and vitality. However, there are a few antonyms for the word, which means the opposite of elixir. Some of the antonyms of elixir include poison, toxin, venom, and contagion. Unlike elixirs which are known to have positive effects on the body, these words are generally associated with death, decay, or illness. While an elixir is meant to heal and revive the body, a poison, toxin, venom, or contagion is meant to harm it.
Antonym of the day
- abstain, avoid, bear.