nar·cot·ic /nɑrˈkɑtɪk/ 名詞
Nar·cot·ic a. Med. Having the properties of a narcotic; operating as a narcotic.
-- Nar*cot*ic*ness, n.
Nar·cot·ic n. Med. A drug which, in medicinal doses, generally allays morbid susceptibility, relieves pain, and produces sleep; but which, in poisonous doses, produces stupor, coma, or convulsions, and, when given in sufficient quantity, causes death. The best examples are opium (with morphine), belladonna (with atropine), and conium.
Nercotykes and opye (opium) of Thebes. --Chaucer.
adj 1: of or relating to or designating narcotics; "narcotic
addicts"; "narcotic stupor"
2: inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs" [syn: narcotizing,
3: inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech" [syn: soporiferous,
n : a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for
pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to