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1. sedative

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • stimulating
  • adrenocorticotropic
  • irritative
  • excitatory

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Rhymes with Sedative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Sentences with sedative


1. Adjective
Hot milk can act as a sedative and relaxing agent.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Chamomile is also good as a sedative.

2. sedative-hypnotic

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

Synonyms

  • ataractic agent
  • depressant
  • methaqualone
  • downer
  • Quaalude
  • sedative
  • antianxiety agent
  • ethchlorvynol
  • sedative-hypnotic drug
  • tranquilliser
  • sedative drug
  • ataractic drug
  • barbiturate
  • thalidomide
  • Placidyl
  • tranquillizer
  • tranquilizer

3. sedative-hypnotic_drug

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

Synonyms

  • ataractic agent
  • sedative-hypnotic
  • depressant
  • methaqualone
  • downer
  • Quaalude
  • sedative
  • antianxiety agent
  • ethchlorvynol
  • tranquilliser
  • sedative drug
  • ataractic drug
  • barbiturate
  • thalidomide
  • Placidyl
  • tranquillizer
  • tranquilizer

4. sedative

adjective. ['ˈsɛdətɪv'] tending to soothe or tranquilize.

Synonyms

  • tranquillizing
  • ataraxic
  • depressant
  • tranquilizing
  • tranquilising
  • tranquillising

Antonyms

  • hard drug
  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
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