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Definitions and Synonyms of narcotic | Another word for narcotic | What is narcotic?

Definition 1: a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction - [noun denoting artifact]

(narcotic is a kind of ...) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

(... is a kind of narcotic ) a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction

(... is a kind of narcotic ) a narcotic drug that is used only occasionally and is claimed to be nonaddictive

(... is a kind of narcotic ) an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy

(... is a kind of narcotic ) a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative

(... is a kind of narcotic ) synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction

(... is a kind of narcotic ) a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain

(... is a kind of narcotic ) a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction

(narcotic is the domain which ... is member of) a supplier (especially of narcotics)

(narcotic is the domain which ... is member of) someone who seems unable to respond appropriately to reality (as if under the influence of some narcotic drug)

(narcotic is the domain which ... is member of) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

(narcotic is the domain which ... is member of) an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)

Definition 2: of or relating to or designating narcotics - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where narcotic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • narcotic addicts
  • narcotic stupor

Definition 3: inducing stupor or narcosis - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where narcotic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • narcotic drugs

Synonyms for narcotic in the sense of this definition

(narcotic is similar to ...) capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

Definition 4: inducing mental lethargy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where narcotic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a narcotic speech

Synonyms for narcotic in the sense of this definition

(narcotic is similar to ...) arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement

"a very uninteresting account of her trip"

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