sedative synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term sedative:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downer(adj)

    a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

    Synonyms:
    downer, sedative, depressant, sedative drug

    Antonyms:
    stimulative

  2. ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquillizing, tranquilising, tranquillising(adj)

    tending to soothe or tranquilize

    Synonyms:
    tranquillizing, ataractic, sedative, ataraxic, tranquilizing, tranquilising, tranquillising

    Antonyms:
    stimulative

Wiktionary

  1. sedative(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    ataractic, ataraxic

  2. sedative(noun)

    Calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing

    Synonyms:
    ataraxic, ataractic

  3. sedative(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tranquilizer, soporific, sleeping pill

  4. sedative(noun)

    Synonyms:
    anxiolytic, downer, depressant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sedative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    soothing, tranquillizing, calming, emollient, assuasive, assuaging, lenient, lenitive, demulcent, balmy

  2. sedative(n.)

    Synonyms:
    opiate, anodyne, narcotic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

tranquilizer, sedation, painkiller, tranquilliser



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