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narcotic (s) (noun), narcotics (pl)
1. Any drug, synthetic or naturally occurring, with effects similar to those of opium and opium derivatives, including meperidine and fentanyl and its derivatives.
2. Drugs that can relieve severe pain but which are also sleep-inducing and usually highly addictive.
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(primarily about narcotic addicts)
(Greek: numbness, dullness; sleep, stupor, torpor; benumb, deaden)
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narcotic poisoning (s) (noun), narcotic poisonings (pl)
A condition or a process in which an organism becomes chemically harmed by a toxic substance or venom of an animal: A narcotic poisoning can be caused by sleep-producing drugs; such as, opium and its derivatives.