hallucinogenic

[ huh-loo-suh-nuh-jen-ik ]
/ həˌlu sə nəˈdʒɛn ɪk /

adjective

producing hallucinations: a hallucinogenic drug.
of, relating to, or constituting a hallucinogen or hallucinogens.

noun

a hallucinogenic substance.

Nearby words

  1. halluces,
  2. hallucinate,
  3. hallucination,
  4. hallucinatory,
  5. hallucinogen,
  6. hallucinosis,
  7. hallux,
  8. hallux dolorosus,
  9. hallux flexus,
  10. hallux rigidus

Origin of hallucinogenic

First recorded in 1950–55; hallucino(gen) + -genic

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British Dictionary definitions for hallucinogenic

hallucinogenic

/ (həˌluːsɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective

(of drugs, plants, substances, etc) inducing hallucinations
having qualities suggestive of hallucination or hallucinogensstrange, hallucinogenic scenes
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Word Origin and History for hallucinogenic

hallucinogenic

adj.

1952, from hallucinogen + -ic.

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