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Adjective ataractic has 1 sense
- ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilizing, tranquilising - tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"
Antonym: stimulative (indirect, via depressant)
Noun ataractic has 1 sense
- tranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataractic - a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
--1 is a kind of psychotropic agent; sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug
--1 has particulars:
| ||major tranquilizer, major tranquillizer, major tranquilliser, antipsychotic drug, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic, neuroleptic drug, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptic; minor tranquilizer, minor tranquillizer, minor tranquilliser, antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug|