tranquilliser


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Related to tranquilliser: tranquilizer, tranquilisers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tranquilliser - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental claritytranquilliser - 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
مُسَكِّن، مُهَدِّئ
róandi lyf

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The zoo insisted it was too risky to use a tranquilliser dart as Margaash could have strayed into woods before it took effect.
A tranquilliser dart was fired but once hit, the tigress charged the patrol's vehicle and she was shot dead.
The inquest heard that despite plans by hospital managers for a 'phased return', Mr Murdoch would work an extra five hours each shift - even when told to go home - and after he clocked off at 9pm would take the powerful horse tranquilliser recreationally, to help him 'switch off.'.
"They could always use the tranquilliser darts that they use on wild animals and animals in the zoo.
If the gun that was used could contain deadly shot, why could a tranquilliser gun not have been used?
Riot police were deployed along with snipers armed with tranquilliser darts to help recapture the animals.
I am not sure about this, but I thought of tranquillisers. Are there any sort of tranquilliser guns available for humans?
"I began with a light tranquilliser in school but it gradually stopped affecting me, so I turned to sedatives, which back then were sold freely," says 'Radost', recalling the start of her long history of addiction.
More young people in Birmingham are injecting themselves with horse tranquilliser ketamine to maintain their clubbing "high", according to a latest report.
Then I found out about the MIND tranquilliser withdrawal group.