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Medical ContextPlay
‘Sedative’ is often used in medical settings to describe specific medications. SlideThe patient was given a sedative before the procedure.
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Not Always DrugsPlay
While usually drugs, 'sedative' can refer to any calming substance or activity. SlideListening to classical music can be a natural sedative.
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Avoid DependencyPlay
Use 'sedative' with care to imply that dependency on it for sleep or calm is risky. SlideShe became reliant on the sedative to fall asleep.