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Synonyms of depressant

Noun


1. sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downer, medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug, drug of abuse, street drug

usage: a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

Adjective


1. depressant (vs. stimulative), ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquillizing, tranquilising, tranquillising, narcotic, narcotizing, narcotising, relaxant, soporific, soporiferous, somniferous, somnific, hypnogogic, hypnagogic

usage: capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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