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Noun: ataractic drug
  1. A drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
    - tranquilizer [N. Amer], tranquillizer, tranquilliser [Brit], antianxiety agent, ataractic agent, ataractic

Derived forms: ataractic drugs

Type of: psychotropic, psychotropic agent, psychotropic drug, sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug