ataractic agent


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Noun1.ataractic agent - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarityataractic agent - 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