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tranquilizing

adjective

1 tranquilizing

Tending to soothe or tranquilize:
— Valium has a tranquilizing effect.

synonyms: ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilising, tranquillising, tranquillizing.




Moby thesaurus: analgesic, anodyne, appeasing, calmant, calmative, calming, cradling, depressant, dreamy, drowsy, gentling, hushing, hypnotic, lulling, mollifying, narcotic, pacifying, paregoric, quietening, restful ... show more.

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tranquilize

verb

1 tranquilize

Make calm or still.

synonyms: calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquillise, tranquillize.

Roget 723: pacify, tranquilize, compose; allay etc. (moderate) 174; reconcile, propitiate, placate, conciliate, meet halfway, hold out the olive branch, ... show more

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... show more

2 tranquilize

Cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.

synonyms: calm, sedate, tranquillise, tranquillize.

Dutch: kalmeren


Moby thesaurus: allay, appease, arrange, array, balm, becalm, calm, calm down, cease, compose, conciliate, cool, cool off, cradle, defuse, deploy, die down, dispose, dulcify, dwindle ... show more.

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