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sedative

sed·a·tive

sedative

 
 
pronunciation:
se d tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing tranquillity or calmness.
Chamber music has a sedative effect on me.
similar words:
narcotic, opiate
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a drug or other substance that has a calming or tranquilizing effect.
He was calmer after taking the sedative the doctor gave him.
antonyms:
stimulant
similar words:
narcotic, opiate