Definition of Tranquilizer

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




Definition of Tranquilizer

1. n. One who, or that which, tranquilizes.

Definition of Tranquilizer

1. Noun. Anything that tranquillizes or soothes. ¹

2. Noun. (pharmacology) A drug used to reduce anxiety or tension; a sedative. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tranquilizer

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Literary usage of Tranquilizer

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1. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"Have you ever used a tranquilizer whose name you don't know that was not ... Have you ever used any other tranquilizer besides the ones listed above, ..."

2. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"Taking tranquilizers Safely When taking a tranquilizer you should observe ... Ask the doctor to explain any possible side effects of the tranquilizer he or ..."

3. Illicit Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking by America's High School Students by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman (1993)
"Lifetime prevalence of tranquilizer use (Figure 180) also began to decline at all grade levels in the mid-70's. It is noteworthy that, as with sedatives, ..."

4. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse: Main Findings, 1996by Angela Brittingham by Angela Brittingham (1998)
"Have you ever used any other tranquilizer besides the ones listed above, ... How old were you the first time you used a tranquilizer that was not prescribed ..."

5. Substance Use Among Women in the United Statesby S. Susan Su by S. Susan Su (1998)
"As you read the following list of prescription tranquilizers, please mark one box beside each tranquilizer to indicate whether you have ever used that ..."

6. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (1992)
"Tl. tranquilizerS-ANSWER SHEET #3 Circle the number next to each tranquilizer you have ever taken for nonmedical reasons-on your own, either without a ..."

7. America in Peril -- An Understatement! by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"... (Librium, Librax), tranquilizer. Too long-acting, may cause ... Equagesic, Equanil), tranquilizer sometimes combined with an antidepressant ..."

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