Origin of narcosis
Related Words for narcosiscoma, trance, slumber, puzzlement, bewilderment, perplexity, stupor, inertness, lethargy, sleep, languor, anesthesia, swoon, stupefaction, torpor, insensibility, hebetude, amazement, inertia, numbness
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Historical Examples of narcosis
Ants show similar symptoms after narcosis by means of chloroform.Criminal Man
He sees already that it is not stimulus but narcosis which is ruining the drunkard.
It is thus probable that no alcohol can be transformed after narcosis begins.
The narcosis has no relation to the stimulation but one of accidental sequence.
The very air of the room was heavy with the narcosis of embarrassment.The Helpers
1690s, "state of unconsciousness caused by a narcotic," Modern Latin, from Greek narkosis, from narkoun "to benumb" (see narcotic (n.)).