Definition of Ataraxic

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




Definition of Ataraxic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to ataraxia ¹

2. Adjective. ataractic; tranquilizing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ataraxic

1. a tranquilizing drug [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ataraxic

1. 1. Having a calming or tranquillising effect. 2. A tranquilliser. Synonym: ataraxic. Origin: G. Ataraktos, calm (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ataraxic

ataluren
ataman
atamans
atamasco
atamascos
atamestane
atap
ataps
atar
ataractic
ataractic agent
ataractic drug
ataractics
ataraxia
ataraxias
ataraxic (current term)
ataraxics
ataraxies
ataraxis
ataraxy
ataries
atars
ataunto
atavaquone
atavic
atavism
atavisms
atavist
atavistic
atavistically

Literary usage of Ataraxic

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

1. Les sceptiques Grecs by Victor Brochard (1887)
"... sont substitués l'un à l'autre en deux phrases identiques, montre qu'il n'ya pas entre l'apathie et l'ataraxic autant de différence que le croit ..."

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