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1. narcotic

adjective. ['nɑːrˈkɑːtɪk'] inducing mental lethargy.

Synonyms

  • soporific
  • soporiferous

Antonyms

  • generic drug
  • brand-name drug
  • synergist

Etymology

  • narcotique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • narcoticum (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word narcotic


1. Adjective
Extreme pain may require drugs like narcotic** painkillers that work at a molecular level to relieve pain.

Quotes containing the word narcotic


1. Books are a narcotic.
- Franz Kafka

2. narcotic

adjective. ['nɑːrˈkɑːtɪk'] inducing stupor or narcosis.

Synonyms

  • narcotizing
  • depressant

Antonyms

  • antagonist
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • narcotique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • narcoticum (Latin)

3. narcotic

noun. ['nɑːrˈkɑːtɪk'] a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction.

Synonyms

  • recreational drug
  • drug
  • meperidine hydrochloride
  • fixer
  • synthetic heroin
  • opium
  • methadon
  • soft drug
  • hard drug
  • meperidine
  • methadone hydrochloride
  • methadone
  • opiate
  • dolophine hydrochloride

Antonyms

  • hard drug
  • exciting
  • stimulating
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • narcotique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • narcoticum (Latin)
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