consciousness-altering drug

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Noun1.consciousness-altering drug - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptionsconsciousness-altering drug - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
designer drug - a psychoactive drug deliberately synthesized to avoid anti-drug laws; mimics the effects of a banned drug; law was revised in 1986 to ban designer drugs
dronabinol - psychoactive substance present in marijuana; used therapeutically to control nausea associated with cancer therapy
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
euphoriant - a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria
hallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
tetrahydrocannabinol, THC - psychoactive substance present in marijuana
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In fact, we know that people have been doing consciousness-altering drugs since, maybe since the beginning of human consciousness.
First up, I would like to send an irredeemably tweedy Lambourn trainer (select your own candidate) into a nightclub in Peckham to score some consciousness-altering drugs from somebody other than their usual EPO supplier.
Consciousness-altering drugs are therefore represented within the text as intellectually and emotionally stultifying, akin to the related measures to produce fully controllable genetic clones, programmed with hypnopaedic suggestion, however, in Island Huxley presents a very different view of drug-taking, as he privileges altered states in relation to utopianism.