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Placebo (disambiguation)
  1. A dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment.
  2. Anything of no real benefit which nevertheless makes people feel better.

Etymology

From Latin placēbō (“I will please”), the first-person singular future active indicative of placeō (“I please”).

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