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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sed·a·tive /ˈsɛdətɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sed·a·tive /ˈsɛdətɪv/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sed·a·tive, n. Med. A remedy which allays irritability and irritation, and irritative activity or pain.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sed·a·tive a.  Tending to calm, moderate, or tranquilize; specifically Med., allaying irritability and irritation; assuaging pain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a
            tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative
            properties before going to bed" [syn: ataractic, ataraxic,
             tranquilizing, tranquilising]
      n : a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person [syn: sedative
          drug, depressant, downer]