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Tranquilizing   /trˈæŋkwəlˌaɪzɪŋ/   Listen

Tending to soothe or tranquilize.  Synonyms: ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilising, tranquillising, tranquillizing.  "Took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"

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"Tranquilizing" Quotes from Famous Books

... a stone, giving the car a swerving lurch which was as instantly corrected—with a second lurch—by its pilot. The effect was not tranquilizing; the shock swept the last confusion ...
— The Flying Mercury • Eleanor M. Ingram

... how very kind it was of him to send them, and to choose them so; how strikingly he differed from other people; how glad she was to have seen him again, and how more than glad that he was so happily changed from his old self. And then from that change and the cause of it, to those higher, more tranquilizing, and sweetening influences that own no kindred with earth's dust and descend like the dew of heaven to lay and fertilize it. And when she laid herself down to sleep it was with a spirit grave but simply happy; every annoyance ...
— Queechy • Susan Warner

Words linked to "Tranquilizing" :   depressant

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