Thesaurus / depressant
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But on account of this depressant action it is to be avoided for women and children and rarely used for men.

In large doses chloral hydrate is a depressant to the circulation and the respiration, and also lowers the temperature.

Tobacco, and especially cigarettes, being a depressant upon the heart, should be positively forbidden.

A Practical PhysiologyAlbert F. Blaisdell

It is not a stimulant in the proper acceptation of the term; on the contrary it is a depressant.

But the weakening and deteriorating effect of this pernicious narcotic, water-absorbing, depressant drug poison is unmistakable.

Huts in HellDaniel A. Poling

Discontent with their former condition acted upon them not as a depressant but as a tonic.

The Spirit of AmericaHenry Van Dyke

He is stimulant, irritant, but there is no depressant reaction from him.

The Critical GameJohn Albert Macy

It is a stimulant, not a depressant, as is the tepid bath, and it is safer than the cold bath.

But, unfortunately, acetanilid is also the one with the most depressant action on the heart.

The disease is very severe, painful, and depressant, but the mortality is quite low except in complication with other maladies.

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