Definition of Tranquillizing

1. Adjective. Tending to soothe or tranquilize. "Took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"




Definition of Tranquillizing

1. Verb. (present participle of tranquillize) (alternative spelling of tranquilizing) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tranquillizing

1. tranquillize [v] - See also: tranquillize

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tranquillizing

tranquillest
tranquillisation
tranquillise
tranquilliser
tranquillisers
tranquillising agent
tranquillities
tranquillity
tranquillityite
tranquillization
tranquillize
tranquillized
tranquillizer
tranquillizers
tranquillizes
tranquillizing
tranquillizingly
tranquilly
tranquilness
tranquilnesses
trans-
trans-2-hydroxybenzylidenepyruvate hydratase-aldolase
trans-3-chloroacrylic acid dehalogenase
trans-4-coumaroyl esterase
trans-Alaska pipeline
trans-Atlantic
trans-Golgi reticulum
trans-Neptunian
trans-Neptunian object

Literary usage of Tranquillizing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"... composed in the bosom of my family, under the most tranquillizing domestic influences. — The divinity-student turned towards me, looking mischievous. ..."

2. Social life of the Chinese by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Obtaining Incense Ashes.—Praying for a Dream.— Burning a Lamp before the Gods.—Burning a Lantern before the Heavens.—Tranquillizing the Earth or the Gods. ..."

3. Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania: A Connected and Chronological Record of the by Alexander Kelly McClure (1905)
"... in Pennsylvania — The Younger Cameron's Dominating Influence in Tranquillizing South Carolina and Other Southern States — His Personal Attributes. ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1883)
"... which slowly evaporates, producing a most cooling, delightful sensation and tranquillizing effect.—The Therapeutic Gazette, September 1882. ..."

5. The Wisdom of Sir Walter: Criticisms and Opinions Collected from the by Walter Scott, Owen Redfern (1907)
"... employment of the former on any process, however dull and uniform, has the effect of tranquillizing, where it cannot disarm, the feelings of the other. ..."

6. Sketches of India by Moyle Sherer, Officer for fire-side travellers at-home (1824)
"the belfry of the convent you gaze upon it, gives such a tranquillizing tone to your feelings, that, for the relation of the fact I have just recorded, ..."

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