And in the hospital of the mind, the lenitive and fostering measures have a still larger share in the work of a moral restoration.
Not in a state of lenitive pain, sanative, and in some degree encouraging, but in a condition of incipient mortification.
lenitive len·i·tive (lěn'ĭ-tĭv)
Capable of easing pain or discomfort. n.
A lenitive medicine.