Meaning of hydropathic in English:


Pronunciation /hʌɪdrəˈpaθɪk/


See hydropathy

‘She continued her medical lectures and began offering her own hydropathic treatments.’
  • ‘He subjected himself uncritically to nonsensical and unpleasant hydropathic ‘cures’.’
  • ‘In the 19th century this pudding seems to have been known as ‘hydropathic pudding’ because it was served at health resorts where pastry was forbidden.’
  • ‘He went off to a hydropathic centre, but by May his health appeared to be on the verge of serious breakdown.’