noun, verb, o·ver·dosed, o·ver·dos·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for overdose
Typically, because Philadelphia is so rife with overdoses and drug issues, I would have had an in-depth discussion and read an article about that.Distance learning is straining parent-teacher relationships|Ashley Fetters|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
So far, nearly 450,000 people have died from opioid overdoses in the United States during the past two decades, and the epidemic is still ongoing.Sacklers—who made $11 billion off opioid crisis—to pay $225 million in damages|Beth Mole|October 22, 2020|Ars Technica
Opioid overdoses are up, opportunities for treatment fewer, and research is all but halted.Covid-19 has freed opioid addiction patients from daily methadone clinic visits|Annalisa Merelli|August 17, 2020|Quartz
Another potential driver of this slight decline in deaths is the widespread availability of Narcan, an emergency nasal spray of the drug naloxone, which can stop an overdose as it’s happening, wherever it’s happening.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. 403)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 23, 2020|Freakonomics
So the person that he would be calling about is either an overdose or someone seeking treatment.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 1: “We’ve Addicted an Entire Generation” (Ep. 402)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 16, 2020|Freakonomics
The journey ends with Cooke discovering Joplin in her hotel room after she has overdosed on heroin.
TT: Do you ever think why Edgar did it [he overdosed on prescription drugs]?
Others claimed that customers were “doctor shopping” and expressed concern that some of them had “overdosed and died.”
They believe this was likely in preparation for purchasing heroin, on which he overdosed later that night.
Only when you consider that no one has ever overdosed on bong hits.
I would take drugs until I overdosed, and fell further and further in school and work and relationships with others.What Works: Schools Without Drugs|United States Department of Education
The girl has been overdosed with sentimentality and doleful strains.