What is another word for tranquillizer?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈankwɪlˌa͡ɪzə] (IPA)

The word "tranquillizer" refers to a substance or drug that is used to calm and soothe the mind and body. There are several other synonyms for this term that can be used interchangeably including sedative, calming agent, relaxant, anxiolytic, and tranquilizer. These words are commonly used in healthcare settings and are often prescribed by doctors to help patients with anxiety, sleep disorders, or other conditions that require a calming effect. While these words are similar in meaning, they may have slight differences based on their specific usage or intended effect. Regardless, all of these words refer to a substance that helps promote relaxation and tranquility.

What are the hypernyms for Tranquillizer?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for tranquillizer?

Triumph, agitation, turmoil, and agitation are antonyms for tranquillizer. Triumph is characterized by jubilation or victory, whereas tranquillizer is associated with peace and calmness. Agitation refers to a state of restlessness or disturbance, which is the opposite of a state of tranquility. Other antonyms for tranquillizer include turbidity, disarray, and chaos. Turbidity relates to a cloudy or opaque state of liquid, while tranquillizer refers to a clear and calm state that is free from disturbance. Disarray refers to a state of confusion or untidiness, which is in stark contrast to the peaceful state brought about by tranquillizer. Chaos, on the other hand, refers to an extremely disorderly and disorganized state, which could also be the opposite of tranquility.

What are the antonyms for Tranquillizer?

  • n.

    • antidepressant
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Usage examples for Tranquillizer

Nightfall, which in the frost of winter comes as a fiend and in the warmth of summer as a lover, came as a tranquillizer on this March day.
"Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman"
Thomas Hardy
A drink known variously as "The Chubbuck tranquillizer," or "The Chubbuck Exalter," was dispensed at the bars.
"Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories"
Bret Harte
Physical exercise, when the constitution is strong enough to endure it, is by far the best tranquillizer of the nervous system which has yet been discovered, and Sir Walter's life at Abbotsford was, in this respect at least, grounded on the true philosophy of conduct.
"The Intellectual Life"
=Philip Gilbert Hamerton

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