MDMA

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MDMA

 (ĕm′dē-ĕm-ā′)
n.
A drug, C11H15NO2, that is chemically related to amphetamine and mescaline and was formerly used in psychotherapy but is now illegal. It is used illicitly for its ability to induce euphoria, relaxation, and heightened empathy.

[m(ethylene)d(ioxy)m(eth)a(mphetamine).]

MDMA

abbreviation for
(Recreational Drugs) 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Also called (informal): ecstasy

MDMA

methylene dioxymethamphetamine: an amphetamine derivative, C11H15NO2, that was used in psychotherapy until it was banned in the U.S. in 1985: now used illicitly as a hallucinogen and mood-enhancer.
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Noun1.MDMA - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effectsMDMA - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
cristal, disco biscuit, hug drug, XTC, go, Adam, ecstasy, X - street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
Translations

MDMA

V. methylene dioxymethamphetamine.
References in classic literature ?
With this irrepressible ebullition of mirth, Master Bates laid himself flat on the floor: and kicked convulsively for five minutes, in an ectasy of facetious joy.
At sight of the dismayed look with which Oliver regarded his tormentors, Master Bates, who was blessed with a lively sense of the ludicrous, fell into another ectasy, more boisterous than the first.
The case stemmed from simultaneous raid conducted by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Makati and Taguig wherein cocaine, shabu and ectasy with a street value of P100 million were seized.
11) Es mas, recientemente se han escrito notables defensas de la practica apropiativa utilizando precisamente sus mismas herramientas, como el ensayo "The Ectasy of Influence: A Plagiarism Mosaic" de Jonathan Lethem, y Reality Hunger.
Reading through Rossiiskaia imperiia chuvstv, we encounter authors who deal variously with indifference (bezuchastie), concentration (sosredotochennost'), boredom (skuka), despondency (toska), and ectasy (upoenie) as well as dishonor (beschest'e), despair (otchaianie), and fear (strakh).
Tea may be the national drink of England, but it's only in wine that the agony and ectasy of Wimbledon finds a befitting embodiment.