What does tranquilizer mean?

Definitions for tranquilizer
ˈtræŋ kwəˌlaɪ zərtran·quil·iz·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataracticnoun

    a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity


  1. tranquilizernoun

    Anything that tranquillizes or soothes.

  2. tranquilizernoun

    A drug used to reduce anxiety or tension; a sedative.


  1. Tranquilizer

    A tranquilizer is a drug that is designed for the treatment of anxiety, fear, tension, agitation, and disturbances of the mind, specifically to reduce states of anxiety and tension.


  1. tranquilizer

    A tranquilizer is a type of drug used to reduce anxiety, fear, tension, agitation, and related states of mental disturbance. It works by slowing down the central nervous system and has sedative and calming effects. Tranquilizers are often used in medicine to treat severe stress and mental health conditions such as anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and sleep disorders. They must be used under the supervision of a physician due to potential side effects, dependency, and withdrawal issues.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tranquilizernoun

    alt. of Tranquillizer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tranquilizer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tranquilizer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tranquilizer in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Szasz:

    The greatest analgesic, soporific, stimulant, tranquilizer, narcotic, and to some extent even antibiotic --in short, the closest thing to a genuine panacea --known to medical science is work.

  2. Arnold Glasow:

    Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.

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Translations for tranquilizer

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  • αγχολυτικό, ηρεμιστικό, καταπραϋντικόGreek
  • rauhoittava, rauhoittajaFinnish
  • כָּדוּר הַרְגָעָה, תְּרוּפַת הַרְגָעָהHebrew
  • nyugtatószer, nyugtatóHungarian
  • ansioliticoItalian
  • 精神安定剤, 鎮静薬Japanese
  • tranquilizantePortuguese
  • транквилизатор, успокоительноеRussian
  • 镇定药Chinese

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