Associations to the word «Narcotic»


NARCOTIC, noun. Any class of substances or drugs, that reduces pain, induces sleep and may alter mood or behaviour.
NARCOTIC, noun. Any type of numbing drug.
NARCOTIC, noun. Certain illegal drugs.
NARCOTIC, adjective. Of, or relating to narcotics.
NARCOTIC, adjective. Inducing sleep; causing narcosis.

Dictionary definition

NARCOTIC, noun. A drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction.
NARCOTIC, adjective. Of or relating to or designating narcotics; "narcotic addicts"; "narcotic stupor".
NARCOTIC, adjective. Inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs".
NARCOTIC, adjective. Inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech".

Wise words

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