antianxiety

adjective

an·​ti·​anx·​i·​ety ˌan-tē-(ˌ)aŋ-ˈzī-ə-tē How to pronounce antianxiety (audio)
ˌan-ˌtī-
: tending to prevent or relieve anxiety
antianxiety drugs

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antianxiety was in 1946

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“Antianxiety.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antianxiety. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

antianxiety

adjective
an·​ti·​anx·​i·​ety -(ˌ)aŋ-ˈzī-ət-ē How to pronounce antianxiety (audio)
: tending to prevent or relieve anxiety
antianxiety drugs

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