a tranquilizing drug
Origin of ataractic; from 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”).