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).]
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MDMA

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

MDMA

V. methylene dioxymethamphetamine.
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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.
'They're very pretty,' said Charley Bates: who, with sundry grimaces, had been affecting to read one of the volumes in question; 'beautiful writing, isn't is, Oliver?' 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 PDEA also raided another shabu and ectasy laboratory in Brgy.
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