Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a drug or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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drug +‎ -like

Examples

  • This druglike high of sexual attraction made bearable the drug-sick lows, the yearning, the worry.

    DEVILS IN EXILE

  • Even the name of your own morning show inspires that by suggesting we watch you for a druglike "fix" of your show.

    Talk Radio: Do we need a new Fairness Doctrine?

  • Using pulses of light delivered directly to the brain, researchers were able to induce a druglike state, ultimately conditioning the mice to behave like drug-addicted animals.

    Hooked On Light – Could Reveal The Biochemistry Of Addiction | Impact Lab

  • It was way cool, a druglike experience (predictably, LSD pioneer Timothy Leary injected himself into the scene), complete with the thrill of disorientation.

    Steven Levy on Melding the Digital and Physical Realms

  • The Net also offers druglike distractions: engaging in flame-fest arguments with people you will never meet, discussing topics you love but rarely get a chance to share in real life.

    Can We Become Caught In The Web?

  • It's that kind of vague language that makes the FDA's regulatory job tricky at times: what's a drug and what's only druglike?

    FIGHTING CROW'S FEET AND CANCER

  • Consumers spent roughly $12.4 billion last year on cosmeceuticals: beauty products like wrinkle creams and hair-growth treatments that have druglike benefits.

    FIGHTING CROW'S FEET AND CANCER

  • The rebound effects of these spikes also make weaning off your desire for druglike foods much harder than it needs to be, while keeping you burning primarily sugar and storing fat.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • These supplements helped to dismantle my druglike relationship with food.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • I wondered what these books might have to say about my other issues—the cravings and the druglike effect I got from food, or my cold hands and feet, my moods, and my skin issues.

    The Truth About Beauty

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