from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A drug that tends to produce euphoria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A drug which produces feelings of euphoria.
  • adj. Producing euphoria.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. inducing euporia.
  • n. a substance which may induce euporia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending to produce euphoria
  • n. a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria


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  • Sharn found out that it was just a euphoriant in the food; without it, ALSC withdrawal could bring on deep depression.

    A Separate War

  • The role of opioids as a euphoriant had been well established by Larry Stein and James Belluzzi at the University of California at Irvine.20 Furthermore, alcohol-craving behavior had been linked to deficiencies of the opioids.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • Andrew K. S. Ho showed that morphine sharply reduces ethanol selection in mice genetically predisposed to prefer alcohol over water.27 The significance was that morphine fills the opiate receptor sites and blocks alcohol intake; and further, that in the presence of one euphoriant, another may be rejected.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • It was as if Woodstock was the ultimate declaration of dope, not as an incidental euphoriant, but as some kind of necessary virtue.

    Buried Alive, The Biography of Janis Joplin

  • Texts at that time said it was a euphoriant and addicting.

  • The fact that it is a mild euphoriant brain stimulant substance gives it an added benefit which almost no other medicine can claim.

  • "Something that's cheaper and more effective than ecstasy or cocaine as a stimulant or euphoriant -- I suspect it will catch on."


  • Admittedly, I'm cleaning out some saved links with this post, but there seems to be some movement toward sanity by the Obama administration on the proven idiocy of euphoriant prohibition.

    The Daily Docket

  • Cannabis came to be regarded in Brazil as the opium of the poor, used for cordage and clothing, comestible and spice, energizer and invigorant, as well as medicine and euphoriant. ([

    Cannabis Culture Magazine


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