minor tranquillizer

noun
a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
Derivationally related forms: ↑anxiolytic (for: ↑anxiolytic)
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  • minor tranquilizer — noun a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability • Syn: ↑minor tranquillizer, ↑minor tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety drug, ↑anxiolytic, ↑anxiolytic drug • Derivationally related forms: ↑anxiolytic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • minor tranquilliser — noun a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability • Syn: ↑minor tranquilizer, ↑minor tranquillizer, ↑antianxiety drug, ↑anxiolytic, ↑anxiolytic drug • Derivationally related forms: ↑anxiolytic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • tranquillizer — n. a drug that produces a calming effect, relieving anxiety and tension. antipsychotic drugs (formerly known as major tranquillizers) have this effect and are used to treat severe mental disorders (psychoses), including schizophrenia and mania.… …   Medical dictionary

  • tranquillizer — n. a drug that produces a calming effect, relieving anxiety and tension. Antipsychotic drugs (formerly known as major tranquillizers) have this effect and are used to treat severe mental disorders (psychoses), including schizophrenia and mania.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • tranquilliser — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑atarac …   Useful english dictionary

  • antianxiety agent — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ataractic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ataractic agent — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ataracti …   Useful english dictionary

  • ataractic drug — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑atarac …   Useful english dictionary

  • tranquilizer — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationall …   Useful english dictionary

  • antianxiety drug — noun a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability • Syn: ↑minor tranquilizer, ↑minor tranquillizer, ↑minor tranquilliser, ↑anxiolytic, ↑anxiolytic drug • Derivationally related forms: ↑anxiolytic ( …   Useful english dictionary

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