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  1. sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drugnoun

    a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep


  1. sedative-hypnotic

    A sedative-hypnotic is a class of drugs used to reduce anxiety, calm individuals, and induce sleep. These drugs work by slowing down brain activity, enabling relaxation and reduced arousal or excitement. Examples include benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and various sleep medications. They are often prescribed for insomnia, anxiety disorders, and various other conditions. However, they also have potential for misuse and can lead to dependency and withdrawal symptoms.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sedative-hypnotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sedative-hypnotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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