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Synonyms of ataractic

Noun


1. tranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataractic, psychotropic agent, sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug

usage: a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity

Adjective


1. ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquillizing, tranquilising, tranquillising, depressant (vs. stimulative)

usage: tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"

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