Last modified on 24 January 2015, at 23:28

antianxiety

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • anti-anxiety

EtymologyEdit

anti- +‎ anxiety

AdjectiveEdit

antianxiety (not comparable)

  1. (psychology) Acting to combat or reduce anxiety.
    • 2007 April 10, Jane E. Brody, “A Lively Libido Isn’t Reserved for the Young”, New York Times:
      Among the most frequent offenders are antidepressants and antianxiety drugs, blood pressure medications and opioid pain relievers.

NounEdit

antianxiety (plural antianxieties)

  1. A medication that combats or reduces anxiety.