Resist the easy comforts of complacency, the specious glitter of materialism, the narcotic paralysis of self-satisfaction.
Though I prescribe hardly any narcotic pain medications, most ADHD medications are also Schedule II.
They are all shown to have alcoholic beverages as their narcotic of choice.
Coca leaf, on the other hand, was criminalized after the UN Single Convention on narcotic Drugs of 1961 (PDF), says Huertas.
Whoever sold Hoffman this brand of narcotic aided in his untimely death.
It is the most destructive of narcotic poisons, and it is the most intoxicating.
Instead of poison, Fanfar took a narcotic, and lies as if dead.
Her lover, in a yacht, found her hiding-place, and got a friendly nun to give her some narcotic known to the Samoyeds.
At best they have been but a "consolation prize" or a narcotic.
Some persons are drawn into the use of opium, solely for its narcotic and intoxicating influence.
late 14c., from Old French narcotique (early 14c.), noun use of adjective, and directly from Medieval Latin narcoticum, from Greek narkotikon, neuter of narkotikos "making stiff or numb," from narkotos, verbal adjective of narcoun "to benumb, make unconscious," from narke "numbness, deadness, stupor, cramp" (also "the electric ray"), perhaps from PIE root *(s)nerq- "to turn, twist." Sense of "any illegal drug" first recorded 1926, American English. Related: Narcotics.
c.1600, from Middle French narcotique (14c.) or German narkotisch and directly from Medieval Latin narcoticus, from Greek narkotikos (see narcotic (n.)). Related: Narcotical (1580s).
narcotic nar·cot·ic (när-kŏt'ĭk)
A drug derived from opium or opiumlike compounds, with potent analgesic effects associated with significant alteration of mood and behavior, and with the potential for dependence and tolerance following repeated administration. adj.
Capable of inducing a state of stuporous analgesia.