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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.

tran•quil•iz•er

or tran•quil•liz•er

(ˈtræŋ kwəˌlaɪ zər)

n.
1. a person or thing that tranquilizes.
2. any of various drugs, as the benzodiazepines, that have a mildly sedative, calming, or muscle-relaxing effect.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tranquilizer - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental claritytranquilizer - 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
Translations
sedativum
beroligende middel
rauhoittava lääke
sredstvo za uspavljivanje
nyugtatónyugtatószer
精神安定剤
신경 안정제
lugnande medel
ยากล่อมประสาท
thuốc an thần

tranquilizer

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

tran·quil·iz·er

n. tranquilizante, calmante.

tranquilizer

n (esp. vet) sedante m, tranquilizante m (esp. vet)
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