HyperDic: tranquilliser

English > 1 sense of the word tranquilliser:
NOUNartifacttranquilliser, tranquilizer, tranquillizer, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataractica drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
English > tranquilliser: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity.
Synonymstranquilizer, tranquillizer, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataractic
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
Verbstranquillisecause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

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