relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
"clinical observation"; "clinical case study"
scientifically detached; unemotional
"he spoke in the clipped clinical monotones typical of police testimony"
of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility.
dealing with how to practically manage patients, contrasting with pre-health sciences
done in a cool, emotionless fashion.
Origin: clinic + -al.
alt. of Clinic
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'clinical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3204
Rank popularity for the word 'clinical' in Adjectives Frequency: #446
The numerical value of clinical in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of clinical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The intellectual normally values reason above all, Dover demonstrates that reason divorced from emotion becomes cold, clinical and ahuman.
Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt.
What Cecile Richards said yesterday was what she apologized for was that those were clinical comments in a non-clinical, non-confidential setting and we talked to those doctors about that.
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