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 (ăn′tē-ăng-zī′ĭ-tē, ăn′tī-)
Preventing or reducing anxiety: an antianxiety drug.
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acting against anxiety
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(ˌæn ti æŋˈzaɪ ɪ ti, ˌæn taɪ-)

tending to prevent or relieve anxiety.
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adj ansiolítico, que calma la ansiedad
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A traumatic childhood with a father who went into rages and denigrated her; teen years self-medicating with drugs, alcohol, pills, and risky behaviors; the development of odd and disabling symptoms that defied diagnosis; and later, doctors' prescriptions for antidepressant and antianxiety medications that left her either robotically numb or wind-up-doll jumpy brought Madisyn Taylor to the point where she no longer cared to live.
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Recall that Stephen Paddock, who committed the worst mass shooting in history in Las Vegas recently, is believed to be ideologically unattached and was only probably affected by an antianxiety depression medicine he was taking.
New Hampshire-based Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics announced it is offering virtual reality technology from appliedVR to help alleviate patients' anxiety while they wait for medical procedures--reducing the need for antianxiety medications.