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sedative

adjective

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tending to calm the emotions and relieve stress
  • some people find a glass of wine to be a civilized and sedative addition to an evening meal

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sedative

noun

Synonyms of sedative (Entry 2 of 2)

as in tranquilizer

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The first known use of sedative was in 1779

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“Sedative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sedative. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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