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1. depressant

adjective. ['dɪˈprɛsənt'] capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent.

Synonyms

  • tranquillizing
  • somniferous
  • ataraxic
  • relaxant
  • soporific
  • soporiferous
  • narcotic
  • tranquilizing
  • hypnagogic
  • narcotising
  • tranquilising
  • somnific
  • narcotizing
  • hypnogogic
  • sedative
  • tranquillising

Antonyms

  • interesting
  • soft drug
  • hard drug
  • prescription medicine

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Rhymes with Depressant

  • incandescent
  • convalescent
  • obsolescent
  • luminescent
  • suppressant
  • iridescent
  • fluorescent
  • evanescent
  • effervescent
  • adolescent
  • quiescent
  • incessant
  • crescent
  • bessent

Sentences with depressant


1. Adjective
Taking other depressant drugs at the same time can result in respiratory depression.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Alcohol is a known central nervous system depressant that can cause otherwise healthy individuals to fall into clinical depression.

2. depressant

noun. ['dɪˈprɛsənt'] a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person.

Synonyms

  • glutethimide
  • chloral hydrate
  • sedative drug
  • street drug
  • medication
  • medicinal drug
  • downer
  • Doriden
  • drug of abuse
  • sedative-hypnotic drug
  • medicament
  • sedative
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • stimulating
  • adrenocorticotropic
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