1. Stuporous analgesia induced by a narcotic. 2. Addiction to a narcotic.

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nar·co·tism 'när-kə-.tiz-əm n

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  • Narcotism — Nar co*tism (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[i^]z m), n. [Cf. F. narcotisme.] Narcosis; the state of being narcotized. G. Eliot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • narcotism — [när′kə tiz΄əm] n. 1. NARCOSIS 2. a method producing narcosis 3. addiction to narcotics …   English World dictionary

  • narcotism — narcotist, n. /nahr keuh tiz euhm/, n. 1. habitual use of narcotics. 2. the action or influence of narcotics. 3. narcosis. [1825 35; earlier narcoticism. See NARCOTIC, ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • narcotism — noun a) A narcotic effect; the tendency to cause narcosis. b) Addiction to a narcotic drug. See Also: narcosis, narcotist, narcotize …   Wiktionary

  • narcotism — nar·co·tism || nÉ‘rkÉ™tɪzm / nɑː n. addiction to narcotic drugs; sleepiness; method of inducing sleepiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • narcotism — nar·co·tism …   English syllables

  • narcotism — /ˈnakətɪzəm/ (say nahkuhtizuhm) noun 1. the habit of taking narcotics. 2. the action or influence of narcotics. 3. → narcosis. 4. an abnormal inclination to sleep …   Australian English dictionary

  • narcotism —   n. narcosis; tendency to fall asleep; abuse of narcotics.    ♦ narcotine, n. alkaloid found in opium.    ♦ narcotize, v.t. induce narcosis in …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • narcotism — ˈnärkəˌtizəm noun ( s) Etymology: French narcotisme, from narcotique narcotic + isme ism : narcosis, narcoticism …   Useful english dictionary

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