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Synonyms for depressant
dɪˈprɛs ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

    Synonyms:
    downer, sedative, sedative drug

    Antonyms:
    excitatory, irritating, irritative, analeptic, adrenocorticotropic, adrenocorticotrophic, excitative, stimulant, stimulative, excitant, stimulating

  2. depressant(adj)

    capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

    Antonyms:
    analeptic, stimulant, irritative, adrenocorticotropic, excitatory, irritating, stimulative, excitant, stimulating, excitative, adrenocorticotrophic

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  1. List of paraphrases for "depressant":

    depressive

How to pronounce depressant?

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How to use depressant in a sentence?

  1. Megan Moreno:

    For teens with more serious symptoms, the gold standard treatment is to start both therapy and anti-depressant medication right away, ongoing monitoring of symptoms is critical to determine whether escalation or reduction in treatment is needed.

  2. Lawrence Kobilinsky:

    Fentanyl, especially, is a very potent central nervous system depressant.

  3. Christopher Jones:

    Initially when synthetic opioids showed up in the Christopher Jones, it was largely mixed with heroin. But now we're seeing it mixed with cocaine, methamphetamines and other substances of abuse. And in the last couple of years we've seen this proliferation of counterfeit tablets that are made to look like commonly abused prescription drugs, and that's particularly concerning because people who are not regularly exposed to opioids are going to be at an increased risk of the respiratory depressant effects of opioids because they have no tolerance.

  4. Danielle DiMartino Booth:

    It's going to be a depressant. It will slow the trajectory of the reopening in the short term, if this persists, it will add a whole new level of uncertainty.

  5. Catherine Carey:

    Dopamine, in and of itself, is our natural anti-depressant, any time we can find a nonmedicinal way to stimulate that reward center ... the better off we're going to be.


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