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mind-altering

[ mahynd-awl-ter-ing ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌɔl tər ɪŋ /
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adjective

causing marked changes in patterns of mood and behavior, as a hallucinogenic drug.

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Examples from the Web for mind-altering

  • The pair bonded over their interest in mind-altering substances and married two years later.

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  • There are his mind-altering insomnia and his addiction to his “me-machine,” his cellphone.

  • Analysts say that the stigma of the CIA's experiments with mind-altering drugs during the Cold War has long tainted the field.

Medicine definitions for mind-altering

mind-altering


adj.

Producing mood changes or distorted perceptions; hallucinogenic.
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