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synonyms for hypnotics

  • anesthetic
  • dope
  • hard drug
  • heroin
  • merchandise
  • opiate
  • opium
  • painkiller
  • sedative
  • tranquilizer
  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • downer
  • fix
  • hypnotic
  • junk
  • laudanum
  • lenitive
  • soporific
  • stuff
  • hard stuff
  • nepenthe
  • somnifacient
  • stupefacient
  • anesthetic
  • balmy
  • calming
  • drowsy
  • dull
  • hypnotic
  • narcotic
  • nodding
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • slumberous
  • somniferous
  • somnolent
  • soothing
  • deadening
  • dozy
  • mesmerizing
  • numbing
  • snoozy
  • tranquilizing
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How to use hypnotics in a sentence

If physicians were made accountable, they would use narcotics, hypnotics, and cocaine only when absolutely necessary.
HABITS THAT HANDICAPCHARLES B. TOWNS
Hypnotics are medicines that relieve pain by procuring sleep, such as hops, &c.
MRS. HALE'S RECEIPTS FOR THE MILLIONSARAH JOSEPHA HALE
There were also the same evidences of nausea that are so frequently seen after toxic doses of the various hypnotics of this group.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 2 OF 2VARIOUS
Then he'd drugged himself with a combination of opiates and hypnotics that should have knocked out a horse.
PURSUITLESTER DEL REY
If, however, we are absolutely driven to employ hypnotics, we must commence with the very mildest.
NEURALGIA AND THE DISEASES THAT RESEMBLE ITFRANCIS E. ANSTIE
Somnos has no deleterious action on blood as is common with other hypnotics.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
Opium, alcohol, and liquid food, are the best hypnotics in such cases.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
Insomnia must be relieved by opiates, chloral hydrate, or other hypnotics.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
The training of hypnotics has thrown light on this source of error.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
Medical practice, however, is acquainted with many more trustworthy and equally safe hypnotics.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 6VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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