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sleeping pill

noun
1.
a pill or capsule containing a drug for inducing sleep.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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Examples for sleeping pill
  • Give the animal a sleeping pill and put them down below.
  • In addition, she was injected with pain medication at multiple trigger points and her sleeping pill dosage was increased.
  • Never take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.
British Dictionary definitions for sleeping pill

sleeping pill

noun
1.
a pill or tablet containing a sedative drug, such as a barbiturate, used to induce sleep
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