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Categories: Sedatives, Psychoactive drugs
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sedative  sedative drug  depressant  downer  downy
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A drug that reduces excitability and calms a person WordNet 3.0
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A depressant, or central depressant, is a drug that lowers neurotransmission levels, which is to depress or reduce arousal or stimulation, in various areas of the brain. Wikipedia
A sedative or tranquilliser is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement. Wikipedia
Drug or endogenous compound that lowers neurotransmission levels Wikidata
A drug that subdues excitement and calms the subject without inducing sleep, though drowsiness may be produced. Wikidata
A drug that reduces excitability and calms a person. OmegaWiki
A pharmacological substance which decreases neuronal or physiological activity. Wiktionary
Substance which decreases neuronal or physiological activity. Wiktionary (translation)
A drug that has depressant qualities. Wiktionary
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Alcohol acts first as a stimulant and then as a depressant. Wiktionary