- adj. 麻醉的；有麻醉作用的；催眠的
- n. [药] 麻醉药；镇静剂；起麻醉作用的事物
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2. narc- (谐音“老嗑、老瞌”)---老是瞌睡、老是嗑药。
- narcotic:  Greek nárkē meant ‘numbness’. From it was derived the verb narkoun ‘make numb’, which in turn formed the basis of the adjective narkōtikós ‘numbing’, which passed into English via medieval Latin narcōticus and Old French narcotique.
- narcotic (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French narcotique (early 14c.), noun use of adjective, and directly from Medieval Latin narcoticum, from Greek narkotikon, neuter of narkotikos "making stiff or numb," from narkotos, verbal adjective of narcoun "to benumb, make unconscious," from narke "numbness, deadness, stupor, cramp" (also "the electric ray"), perhaps from PIE root *(s)nerq- "to turn, twist." Sense of "any illegal drug" first recorded 1926, American English. Related: Narcotics.
- narcotic (adj.)
- c. 1600, from Middle French narcotique (14c.) or German narkotisch and directly from Medieval Latin narcoticus, from Greek narkotikos (see narcotic (n.)). Related: Narcotical (1580s).
- 1. They use opium as a sedative, rather than as a narcotic.
- 2. Opium is classed under the head of narcotic.
- 3. Opium is a narcotic drug.
- 4. He appears to be high on some sort of narcotic.
- 5. No medical worker is allowed to prescribe any narcotic drug for him/herself.
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