Depressant Definition

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depressants
adjective
Lowering the rate of muscular or nervous activity.
Webster's New World
Acting as a depressant.
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noun
depressants
An agent, especially a drug, that decreases the rate of vital physiological activities.
American Heritage Medicine
A depressant medicine, drug, etc.; sedative.
Webster's New World
The definition of a depressant is a substance that reduces functional or nervous activity, or something that hinders economics or other activity.
Alcohol is an example of a depressant.
An income tax increase is an example of a depressant.
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(mining) An agent that inhibits the flotation of a mineral or minerals.

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Other Word Forms of Depressant

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Singular:
depressant
Plural:
depressants

Origin of Depressant

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