a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
of or relating to or designating narcotics
"narcotic addicts"; "narcotic stupor"
narcotic, narcotizing, narcotising(adj)
inducing stupor or narcosis
narcotic, soporiferous, soporific(adj)
inducing mental lethargy
"a narcotic speech"
a drug that causes insensibility or stupor. a narcotic induces narcosis, from the greek "narke" for "numbness or torpor"
then to restore a more cheerful atmosphere, helen casts nepenthe into the wine, thanks to which beneficent drug all soon forget their woes. "the book of the epic"Submitted by rinat on November 22, 2015
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Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Mixing alcohol and other sedatives, like sleeping pills, narcotic pain medications or muscle relaxers, can compound these problems and potentially cause injuries and death.
I was told by officers responding that he was high on some sort of narcotic, we're going to do a thorough investigation as to what Sheriff Bobby Guidroz was high on.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.
We have here a human as well as an economic problem. When humane considerations are concerned, Americans give them precedence. The lessons of history, confirmed by the evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual and moral disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fibre. To dole out relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit.
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- ναρκωτικός, αναισθητικό, ναρκωτικόGreek
- narcótico, estupefacienteSpanish
- narkootiline, narko-, uimasti, narkootikum, droogEstonian
- huumausaine, unilääkeFinnish
- suainealachScottish Gaelic
- narcotic, narcoticăRomanian
- наркотический, наркотикRussian
- narkotika, knark, narkotiskSwedish
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