depressant

[ dih-pres-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF depressant

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRESSANT

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

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

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

Depressant as black life- preservers its two extra tires gleamed and dripped in their jetty enamel-cloth casings.

Ten years ago many good authorities still ranked alcohol as a stimulant; now, almost all rank it as a depressant.

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

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

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

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

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

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