American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Inducing stupor; stupefying or narcotic.
- n. A drug, such as a narcotic, that induces stupor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a stupefying power.
- n. A medicine which produces stupor or insensibility; a narcotic.
- adj. medicine inducing stupor or drowsiness (with a drug such as a narcotic or an anaesthetic)
- n. medicine a drug that has the above effect
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Producing stupefaction; stupefactive.
- Latin stupefaciēns, stupefacient-, present participle of stupefacere, to stupefy; see stupefy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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