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Adjective: narcotic  naa(r)'kó-tik
  1. Of or relating to or designating narcotics
    "narcotic addicts"; "narcotic stupor"
     
  2. Inducing stupor or narcosis
    "narcotic drugs";
    - narcotizing, narcotising [Brit]
     
  3. Inducing mental lethargy
    "a narcotic speech";
    - soporiferous, soporific
Noun: narcotic  naa(r)'kó-tik
  1. A drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction

Derived forms: narcotics

See also: depressant, lame, lameo [informal], meh [informal], uninspiring, uninteresting

Type of: drug

Encyclopedia: Narcotic