lysergic acid diethylamide

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lysergic acid di·eth·yl·am·ide


lysergic acid diethylamide

(daɪˌɛθɪlˈeɪmaɪd; -ˌiːθaɪl-)
(Recreational Drugs) See LSD


lysergic acid diethylamide: a crystalline solid, C20H25N3O, the diethyl amide of lysergic acid, a powerful psychedelic drug that produces temporary hallucinations and a psychotic state.


1. least significant digit.
2. pounds, shillings, and pence.
[< Latin librae, solidī, dēnāriī]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
drug of abuse, street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
hallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
lüsergiinhappe dietüülamiid
diéthylamide de l'acide lysergique

lysergic acid diethylamide

nLysergsäurediäthylamid nt

ly·ser·gic ac·id di·eth·yl·am·ide

n. dietilamida del ácido lisérgico.

lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)

n di-etilamida del ácido lisérgico (LSD)
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Padilla was given drugs against his will, believed to be some form of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) or phencyclidine (PCP), to act as a sort of truth serum during his interrogations.
The key drugs scientists are hoping could help treat depression are lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), the horse tranquiliser ketamine, and psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient found in magic mushrooms.
The drug - full name lysergic acid diethylamide - later became notorious for its illegal use in the Sixties.
The film is set in Berlin's spring-blooming Tiergarten; its only props are a playing card, a clothespin, a vintage German bicycle, a thermos, and last but not least, a blotter of lysergic acid diethylamide, which Graham casually drops on his tongue while reposing on a rock.
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Samuel James Willden, aged 19, of Luscombe Road, Wood End, Coventry, possession of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, a class A controlled drug, supplying and possession of Ketamine, a class C controlled drug, community order for one year, ordered to perform 150 hours' unpaid work, ordered to forfeit Lysergic Acid Diethylamide and Ketamine for destruction.