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tran·quil·iz·er

also tran·quil·liz·er  (trăng′kwə-līz′ər, trăn′-)
n.
1. One that serves to tranquilize, as soothing music.
2. Any of various drugs used to reduce tension or anxiety; an antianxiety agent.
3. Any of various drugs used to treat psychotic states; an antipsychotic drug. Not in scientific use.

tranquillizer

(ˈtræŋkwɪˌlaɪzə) ,

tranquilliser

or

tranquilizer

n
1. (Pharmacology) a drug that calms a person without affecting clarity of consciousness
2. anything that tranquillizes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tranquillizer - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental claritytranquillizer - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
psychotropic agent - a chemical substance that can influence human consciousness
sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug - a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep

tranquillizer

noun sedative, opiate, barbiturate, downer (slang), red (slang), bromide 100 tablets of a powerful tranquillizer
Translations
sedativumuklidňující prostředek
beroligende middelberoligende pille
rauhoittava lääke
sredstvo za uspavljivanje
róandi lyf
精神安定剤
신경 안정제
lugnande medel
ยากล่อมประสาท
thuốc an thần

tranquillizer

tranquilizer (US) [ˈtræŋkwɪlaɪzəʳ] N (Med) → tranquilizante m

tranquillizer

[ˈtræŋkwəlaɪzər] ntranquillisant m
to be on tranquillizers → prendre des tranquillisants
She's on tranquillizers → Elle prend des tranquillisants.

tranquillizer

, (US) tranquilizer

tranquillizer

tranquilizer (Am) [ˈtræŋkwɪˌlaɪzʳ] n (Med) → tranquillante m

tranquil

(trӕŋkwil) adjective
quiet; peaceful. Life in the country is not always tranquil.
ˈtranquilly adverb
tranˈquillity noun
ˈtranquillizer, ˈtranquilliser noun
a drug especially a pill to calm the nerves or cause sleep. He took a tranquillizer.

tranquillity is spelt with two ls.

tranquillizer

مُهَدِّئ sedativum beroligende middel Beruhigungsmittel ηρεμιστικό sedante, tranquilizante rauhoittava lääke calmant sredstvo za uspavljivanje tranquillante 精神安定剤 신경 안정제 tranquillizer beroligende middel środek uspokajający tranquilizante транквилизатор lugnande medel ยากล่อมประสาท sakinleştirici thuốc an thần 镇定剂
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