antihypnotic
1. Preventing or tending to prevent sleep. 2. An arousing agent, or one antagonistic to sleep.

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an·ti·hyp·not·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-hip-notґik) 1. preventing or hindering sleep. 2. an agent that prevents or hinders sleep.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Antihypnotic — An ti*hyp*not ic, a. (Med.) Tending to prevent sleep. n. An antihypnotic agent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antihypnotic — adj., n. * * * …   Universalium

  • antihypnotic — n. substance which hinders hypnosis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antihypnotic — an ti•hyp•not′ic adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • antihypnotic — adj., n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthypnotic — Ant hyp*not ic See {Antihypnotic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antihipnotic — ANTIHIPNÓTIC, Ă adj., s. n. (medicament) împotriva somnului. (< engl. antihypnotic) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • an|ti|hyp|not|ic — «AN tee hihp NOT ihk», noun, adjective. –n. a drug or agent that prevents sleep. –adj. that acts as an antihypnotic. ╂[< anti + hypnotic] …   Useful english dictionary

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