HyperDic: ataractic

English > 2 senses of the word ataractic:
ADJECTIVEallataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquillizing, tranquilising, tranquillisingtending to soothe or tranquilize
NOUNartifactataractic, tranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agenta drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
English > ataractic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to soothe or tranquilize.
Synonymsataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquillizing, tranquilising, tranquillising
Broaderdepressantcapable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Spanishataráxico, calmante, sedante, sedativo, tranquilizante
Catalanataràctic, calmant, sedant, tranquil·litzant
Nounsataractica drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
ataraxiapeace of mind
English > ataractic: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity.
Synonymstranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent
Narrowermajor tranquilizer, major tranquillizer, major tranquilliser, antipsychotic drug, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic, neuroleptic drug, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptictranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect / effect is desired
minor tranquilizer, minor tranquillizer, minor tranquilliser, antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drugA tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
Broaderpsychotropic agentA chemical substance that can influence human consciousness
sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drugA sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep
Spanishataráxico, barbitúrico, tranquilizante
Catalanataractic agent, ataractic, ataràctic, tranquilitzant, tranquil·litzant
Adjectivesataractictending to soothe or tranquilize

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