Definition of Sedatives

1. Noun. (plural of sedative) ¹



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Definition of Sedatives

1. sedative [n] - See also: sedative

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sedatives

sedate
sedated
sedately
sedateness
sedatenesses
sedater
sedates
sedatest
sedating
sedation
sedations
sedative
sedative-hypnotic
sedative-hypnotic drug
sedative drug
sedatives (current term)
seddity
sede
sedecuple
sedent
sedentarily
sedentariness
sedentarisation
sedentarise
sedentarised
sedentarises
sedentarising
sedentarization
sedentarize
sedentarized

Literary usage of Sedatives

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1. The Institutes of Medicine by Martyn Paine (1867)
"This conducts me to a more circumstantial exposition of the remedial action of local sedatives, especially of those for which this section was designed. ..."

2. Dental Materia Medica and Therapeutics: With Special Reference to the by Hermann Prinz (1917)
"In their principal action, sedatives are closely related to general anesthetics. ... sedatives are indicated for these disturbances, and they usually subdue ..."

3. Dental materia medica and therapeutics by Hermann Prinz (1909)
"sedatives (from serf-are, to quiet) are drugs employed for the purpose ... In their principal action, sedatives are closely related to general anesthetics. ..."

4. A Compend of Human Anatomy by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1903)
"STIMULANTS AND sedatives. Stimulant, (Stimulus, a goad),—is a term which is used in various senses when applied to medicinal agents. ..."

5. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"dlI used sedatives only for the experience or feeling they caused ........... D 2 DB-55. On this most recent occasion when you drove a car or other motor ..."

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