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narcotic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of narcotic

  1. 1 tending to calm the emotions and relieve stress some therapists believe that certain scents can have a narcotic effect on people Synonyms of narcotic calming, comforting, dreamy, lulling, soothing, pacifying, quieting, relaxing, sedative, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing)Words Related to narcotic hypnotic, opiate; analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, deadening, depressant, numbing; antianxiety, antidepressant, antidepression, antistressNear Antonyms of narcotic painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, unsettling, worrisome; energizing, invigorating, stimulant, stimulating; aggravating, annoying, bothersome, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, grating, harassing, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, troublesome, vexatious, vexing

  2. 2 tending to cause sleep the lecturer droned on in a narcotic monotone that eventually had the entire class struggling to stay awake Synonyms of narcotic drowsy, hypnotic, opiate, sleepy, slumberous (or slumbrous), somniferous, somnolent, soporificWords Related to narcotic depressant, relaxant, sedative, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing); calming, comforting, lulling, pacifying, quieting, relaxing, restful, settling, soothing; analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetizing, benumbing, deadening, dulling, numbing; hypnotizing, mesmerizing, stupefyingNear Antonyms of narcotic arousing, awakening, energizing, invigorating, rousing, stimulating, wakening, waking; bracing, refreshing, restorative, reviving, stimulative, stimulatoryAntonyms of narcotic stimulant


narcotic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of narcotic

  1. something that soothes, calms, or induces passivity or a sense of security an irradicable sense of self-righteousness seems to be the narcotic that inures these religious fanatics from any realization of the harm they have done Synonyms of narcotic anesthetic, anodyne, opiateWords Related to narcotic security blanket; pacifier, palliative; hypnotic, sedative, soporific, tranquilizer (also tranquillizer)



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