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sedative
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sedative /'sedətiv/
  • tính từ
    • (y học) làm dịu, làm giảm đau (thuốc)
    • danh từ
      • (thuộc) làm dịu, thuốc giảm đau
    Concise Dictionary
    sedatives'sedətɪv
    noun
    +a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    adj.
    +tending to soothe or tranquilize
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 narcotic, tranquillizer, opiate, sleeping-pill, soporific, calmative, anodyne, depressant, hypnotic, barbiturate, lenitive, Colloq downer, knock-out drop, Slang Mickey (Finn):
    The doctor has given him a sedative and he should sleep now.
    adj.
    2 narcotic, tranquillizing, relaxing, soothing, calming, allaying, opiate, soporific, sleep-inducing, calmative, anodyne, lenitive, depressing, hypnotic:
    I found that listening to a recording of surf splashing on a beach has a sedative effect.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    a drug that makes sb go to sleep or makes them feel calm and relaxed
    sedative adjective [usually before noun]: sedative drugs / effects
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    powerful, strong | mild
    The doctor gave her a mild sedative to help her sleep.

    VERB + SEDATIVE

    give sb, prescribe (sb)



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