Definition of Tranquilizing

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




Definition of Tranquilizing

1. a. Making tranquil; calming.

Definition of Tranquilizing

1. Verb. (present participle of tranquilize) ¹

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Definition of Tranquilizing

1. tranquilize [v] - See also: tranquilize

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tranquilizing

tranquiler
tranquilest
tranquilise
tranquilised
tranquiliser
tranquilisers
tranquilises
tranquilising
tranquilities
tranquility
tranquilize
tranquilized
tranquilizer
tranquilizers
tranquilizes
tranquilizing (current term)
tranquilizingly
tranquiller
tranquillest
tranquillisation
tranquillise
tranquilliser
tranquillisers
tranquillising agent
tranquillities
tranquillity
tranquillityite
tranquillization
tranquillize
tranquillized

Literary usage of Tranquilizing

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

1. Memoirs of the Life and Doctrines of the Late John Hunter, Esq.: Founder of by Joseph Adams (1818)
"... the transitory events before him, how much would the world have gained^ from the prolongation of his life by such tranquilizing reflections! APPENDIX. ..."

2. An Essay on the Means and Importance of Introducing the Natural Sciences by D[ennis] McCurdy (1842)
"General remarks on the utilitarian and tranquilizing character of the study of geometry, and an appeal to those who are placed in a good position to aid in ..."

3. Institutions for the Insane, in Prussia, Austria, and Germany by Pliny Earle (1854)
"tranquilizing ? Why use the term specifically for this chair ? There are many implements to which it is equally applicable. The sword, the [gibbet, ..."

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