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  • adjective Not addictive; not able to cause addiction.

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  • adjective not causing or characterized by addiction

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Examples

  • The blocks used by Buckenmaier and his team are made possible by the recent invention of small, microprocessor-controlled pumps which bathe nerves in nonaddictive drugs that discourage the transmission of pain signals.

    - Boing Boing

  • The iridescent poison dart frogs from northwest Columbia produce epibatidine which is being tested as a nonsedating, nonaddictive, nonopioid painkiller.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Mother Nature's Medicine Cabinet

  • Dr. Dent had discovered a cure using apomorphine, a derivative of morphine but nonaddictive, that seemed to have real promise.

    The Typewriter Is Holy

  • The iridescent poison dart frogs from northwest Columbia produce epibatidine which is being tested as a nonsedating, nonaddictive, nonopioid painkiller.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Mother Nature's Medicine Cabinet

  • Dr. Dent had discovered a cure using apomorphine, a derivative of morphine but nonaddictive, that seemed to have real promise.

    The Typewriter Is Holy

  • Combustion tobacco products such as cigarettes cannot be made safer through manipulation of the tobacco or product design unless they are made nonaddictive.

    New Smoking Bill in Congress based on Compromise with Philip Morris

  • Drug trends feed themselves as word spreads about the amazing new high that's safe and nonaddictive.

    Ryan Grim: Exclusive Excerpt: This Is Your Country On Drugs

  • Smokers argue, echoing an old line, that it is natural, nonaddictive and not associated with violence or domestic abuse.

    Just Say Maybe

  • Fortunately, some of the symptoms of withdrawal from cocaine and similar drugs—including insomnia, restlessness, and anxiety—can be treated with nonaddictive medications such as trazodone (Desyrel) and buspirone (Buspar).

    Helping the Addict You Love

  • Rozerem works like melatonin in our opinion, and it is nonaddictive.

    You Staying Young

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