antianxiety

[ an-tee-ang-zahy-i-tee, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti æŋˈzaɪ ɪ ti, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective

tending to prevent or relieve anxiety.

Origin of antianxiety

First recorded in 1960–65; anti- + anxiety
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antianxiety

[ ăn′tē-ăng-zīĭ-tē, ăn′tī- ]

adj.

Preventing or reducing anxiety.
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