antianxiety

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • anti-anxiety

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ anxiety

Adjective[edit]

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.