narcotizing
narcotizing arcotizing adj. Inducing stupor or narcosis.

Syn: narcotic. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Narcotizing — Narcotize Nar co*tize (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Narcotized} (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Narcotizing} (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]*z[i^]ng).] To imbue with, or subject to the influence of, a narcotic; to put into a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • narcotizing — narcotize (Amer.) nar·co·tize || nÉ‘rkÉ™taɪz / nɑː v. treat a person with narcotics, administer narcotics to someone; expose to narcotic drug; dull senses, expose to narcotic drug; act as a narcotic or relaxant (also narcotise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • narcotizing — adjective inducing stupor or narcosis narcotic drugs • Syn: ↑narcotic, ↑narcotising • Similar to: ↑depressant • Derivationally related forms: ↑narcotic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Narcotizing Dysfunction — The term narcotizing dysfunction was first identified in the book Mass Communication, Popular Taste and Organized Social Action , by Paul F. Lazarsfeld, and Robert K. Merton.The term refers to a social consequence of mass media. It is termed… …   Wikipedia

  • Narcotizing dysfunction — The term narcotizing dysfunction was first identified in the article Mass Communication, Popular Taste and Organized Social Action, by Paul F. Lazarsfeld, and Robert K. Merton. The term refers to a social consequence of mass media. The theory… …   Wikipedia

  • Narcotize — Nar co*tize (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Narcotized} (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Narcotizing} (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]*z[i^]ng).] To imbue with, or subject to the influence of, a narcotic; to put into a state of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narcotized — Narcotize Nar co*tize (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Narcotized} (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Narcotizing} (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[imac]*z[i^]ng).] To imbue with, or subject to the influence of, a narcotic; to put into a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • narcotize — verb ( tized; tizing) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1526 transitive verb 1. a. to treat with or subject to a narcotic b. to put into a state of narcosis 2. to soothe to unconsciousness or unawareness intransitive verb to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Media studies — is an academic discipline and field of study that deals with the content, history and effects of various media; in particular, the mass media . Media studies may draw on traditions from both the social sciences and the humanities, but mostly from …   Wikipedia

  • Robert K. Merton — This article is about the sociologist. For the economist, see Robert C. Merton. Robert K. Merton Born July 4, 1910(1910 07 04) Philadelphia, PA Died …   Wikipedia

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