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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something that lowers the rate of activities in the body.

Usage examples (25)
  • Alcohol acts as a stimulant for some people, a depressant for others.
  • Freddy: For Ms R alcohol is a depressant which is one reason why she rarely drinks.
  • Trade can become an economic depressant and job destroyer.
  • Eli Lilly makes -- what anti-depressant do they make, Linda? for more
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