[ stoo-puh-fey-shuhnt, styoo- ]
/ ˌstu pəˈfeɪ ʃənt, ˌstyu- /
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stupefying; producing stupor.
a drug or agent that produces stupor.
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British Dictionary definitions for stupefacient
/ (ˌstjuːpɪˈfeɪʃɪənt) /
a drug that causes stupor
of, relating to, or designating this type of drug
Word Origin for stupefacient
C17: from Latin stupefacere to make senseless, from stupēre to be stunned + facere to make
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