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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A medicine that calms a person.

Usage examples (31)
  • Brendan took a sedative because he was extremely agitated.
  • Teva says it will discontinue powerful sedative, which is at the center of infection lawsuits
  • They were not in such a level that it would have been some kind of sedative before she died.
  • Television acts as a brain sedative which is likely sort of a relief to a child with autism. for more
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