Definition of Tranquillizer

1. Noun. A drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity.




Definition of Tranquillizer

1. Noun. (chiefly US pharmacology) tranquilizer ¹

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Definition of Tranquillizer

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Tranquillizer

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1. The Greatest Works of the Greatest Authors, Ancient and Modern (1894)
"It is this persuasion, which men usually arrive at only in their maturity, that operates as the most effectual tranquillizer of frivolous activities. ..."

2. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by Confucius, James Legge (1899)
"... the people ;—how dare I but aim at the completion of the work formerly begun by the tranquillizer ? Heaven, moreover, is thus ..."

3. Old Family Letters: Copied from the Originals for Alexander Biddle... Series by Alexander Biddle, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Rush (1892)
"Thus far I had written when your favour of the 8th. with your Invention a tranquillizer was given to me from the Post Office. The tranquillizer is a very ..."

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