ataraxic
ataractic ataractic ataraxic ataraxicadj. 1. tending to soothe or calm or tranquilize

Syn: calming, sedative, soothing, tranquilizing [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ataraxic — n. 1. drug that reduces nervous tension and gives peace of mind. Syn: ataractic [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ataraxic — adjective /ˌætəˈɹæksɪk/ a) Of or pertaining to ataraxia b) ataractic; tranquilizing …   Wiktionary

  • ataraxic — SYN: ataractic. * * * at·a·rax·ic (at″ə rakґsik) ataractic …   Medical dictionary

  • ataraxic — adj. peaceful, tranquil, relaxed, worry free …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ataraxic — adjective tending to soothe or tranquilize valium has a tranquilizing effect took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed • Syn: ↑ataractic, ↑sedative, ↑tranquilizing, ↑tranquillizing, ↑tranquilising, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ataractic — 1. Having a calming or tranquilizing effect. 2. A tranquilizer. SYN: ataraxic. [G. ataraktos, calm] * * * at·a·rac·tic .at ə rak tik or at·a·rax·ic rak sik adj tending to tranquilize <ataractic drugs> ataractic or ataraxic n …   Medical dictionary

  • tranquilising — adjective tending to soothe or tranquilize valium has a tranquilizing effect took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed • Syn: ↑ataractic, ↑ataraxic, ↑sedative, ↑tranquilizing, ↑tranquillizing, ↑tranquil …   Useful english dictionary

  • tranquilizing — adjective tending to soothe or tranquilize valium has a tranquilizing effect took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed • Syn: ↑ataractic, ↑ataraxic, ↑sedative, ↑tranquillizing, ↑tranquilising, ↑tranquil …   Useful english dictionary

  • tranquillising — adjective tending to soothe or tranquilize valium has a tranquilizing effect took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed • Syn: ↑ataractic, ↑ataraxic, ↑sedative, ↑tranquilizing, ↑tranquillizing, ↑tranquili …   Useful english dictionary

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