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tending to calm or soothe.
allaying irritability or excitement; assuaging pain; lowering functional activity.
a sedative drug or agent.
having a soothing or calming effect
of or relating to sedation
(med) a sedative drug or agent

sedative sed·a·tive (sěd’ə-tĭv)
Having a soothing, calming, or tranquilizing effect; reducing or relieving anxiety, stress, irritability, or excitement. n.
An agent or a drug that produces a soothing, calming, or tranquilizing effect.
A drug having a calming or quieting effect, often given to reduce anxiety or to promote relaxation.


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