narcomania

[ nahr-kuh-mey-nee-uh ]
/ ˌnɑr kəˈmeɪ ni ə /

noun

Psychiatry. abnormal craving for a drug to deaden pain.

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Origin of narcomania

First recorded in 1885–90; narco- + -mania

OTHER WORDS FROM narcomania

nar·co·ma·ni·ac [nahr-kuh-mey-nee-ak], /ˌnɑr kəˈmeɪ niˌæk/, nounnar·co·ma·ni·a·cal [nahr-koh-muh-nahy-uh-kuhl], /ˌnɑr koʊ məˈnaɪ ə kəl/, adjective
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