a tranquilizing drug
Origin of ataracticfrom Classical Greek ataraktos, calm, undisturbed from ataraxia: see ataraxia
of or having to do with tranquilizing drugs or their effects
Of or relating to a drug or other agent that has a tranquilizing effect.
Origin of ataracticFrom Greek ataraktos undisturbed a- not ; see a- 1. taraktos disturbed ( from tarassein tarak- to disturb )
(comparative more ataractic, superlative most ataractic)
- That has a tranquilizing effect
Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀτάρακτος (ataraktos, “intrepid”).