(comparative more epicerastic, superlative most epicerastic)
- 1856, Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley, The Sweet South, vol. II, p. 359:
- Actually the aged dame (partly, perhaps, that she was quite tired with her own violence) listened to my various epicerastic expressions, showed herself amenable to counsel, and replied in very courteous tones.
- 1853, Francis Campbell, A Commentary on the Influence which the Use of Tobacco exerts on the Human Constitution, p. 120:
- In a medicinal point of view it may be considered as an inferior sort of epicerastic.
From Ancient Greek ἐπικεραστικός (epikerastikos), from ἐπικεραννύναι (epikerannunai, “to temper”).