narcotized


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nar·co·tize

 (när′kə-tīz′)
tr.v. nar·co·tized, nar·co·tiz·ing, nar·co·tiz·es
1. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
2. To put to sleep; lull.
3. To dull; deaden.

nar′co·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.narcotized - under the influence of narcotics; "knocked out by doped wine"; "a drugged sleep"; "were under the effect of the drugged sweets"; "in a stuperous narcotized state"
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
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62g were deeply narcotized with an overdose of tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) (Sigma) after 24-hour food deprivation.
To avoid the limb-shedding, live crabs were narcotized first with menthol crystals and then preserved in 10% formalin neutralized with hexamine.
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When he looked back at Tobias, he saw that the boy's lips had parted in a kind of narcotized smile.
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The test proved positive for the narcotized substance in the woman's bloodstream.
They were dangerous to sailors, whom they narcotized with their enchanting music and voices to kill them later.
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The former spends most of its time in cyberspace and is prone to many of the afflictions discussed above, such as the attenuation of sensuous embodiment, a desexualized form of 'frigid thought', and the pursuit of an off-the-shelf, narcotized 'happiness'.
The lack of apparent concern with this specific question suggests the degree to which our sensory awareness or acuity has been narcotized, the degree to which we have abdicated sensory responsibility.