Definitions

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  • adjective Inducing stupor or narcosis.

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  • verb Present participle of narcotize.

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  • adjective inducing stupor or narcosis

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Examples

  • But is there really such a sharp line between the respectably energizing and the shamefully narcotizing?

    Now, Read it Again

  • Comedy Central itself, has taken the temperature of the real world that MTV is too busy narcotizing to notice and the prognosis is next-level narrative.

    Scott Thill: The Daily Show. The Colbert Report. Happy Birthday to Me.

  • And there's always the narcotizing amount of vapid "reality" entertainment clogging the airwaves.

    Paul Nair: Let Go Of Retro

  • The fish is not so good as that caught further down, and the natives have a habit of narcotizing it: the Silurus electricus is exceptionally plentiful.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Instead of fuming about the situation, he spent it in one of your company's labs, gengineering the modified molecular structure of an illegal but well-known and widely available epidural narcotizing agent.

    Flinx's Folly

  • The torpedo narcotizes the creatures that it wants to catch, overpowering them by the power of shock that is resident in its body, and feeds upon them; it also hides in the sand and mud, and catches all the creatures that swim in its way and come under its narcotizing influence.

    The History of Animals

  • Eventually the pain ebbed and she began to feel tranquil again; a narcotizing effect seemed to have pervaded her brain—a natural secretion of endorphins, she thought instinctively—and she felt consciousness begin to slip away.

    Star Trek Voyager Mosaic

  • Eventually the pain ebbed and she began to feel tranquil again; a narcotizing effect seemed to have pervaded her brain—a natural secretion of endorphins, she thought instinctively—and she felt consciousness begin to slip away.

    Star Trek Voyager Mosaic

  • Eventually the pain ebbed and she began to feel tranquil again; a narcotizing effect seemed to have pervaded her brain—a natural secretion of endorphins, she thought instinctively—and she felt consciousness begin to slip away.

    Mosaic

  • Cold realization burst the narcotizing bubble of nostalgia.

    The False Mirror

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