http://sp.dictionary.com/dictstatic/d/g/speaker.swf \ ni-PEN-thee \ , noun;
1. A drug or drink, or the plant yielding it, mentioned by ancient writers as having the power to bringforgetfulness of sorrow or trouble.
2. Anything inducing a pleasurable sensation of forgetfulness, esp. of sorrow or trouble.
Nepenthe is comprised of the Greek roots ne- , “not,”and penthos , “grief.”