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narcotic

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Etymology

From Old French narcotique < Mediaeval Latin narcoticum < Ancient Greek ναρκὢ (narkō), Ι benumb) < νάρκη (narkē), numbness, torpor).

Noun

Singular
narcotic

Plural
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  1. Any class of substances or drugs, that reduces pain, induces sleep and may alter mood or behaviour that are also illegal.
  2. Any type of numbing drug.

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Adjective

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Positive
narcotic

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  1. Of, or relating to narcotics.
  2. Inducing sleep; causing narcosis.

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References

  • "narcotic" in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001
  • narcotic” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Romanian

Etymology

French narcotique.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [naɾ'ko.tik]

Adjective

narcotic 4 nom/acc forms

  1. narcotic

Declension


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Noun

narcotic n. (plural narcotice)

  1. narcotic

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