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.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 16:46