narcosis
noun (plural narcoses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek narkōsis, action of benumbing, from narkoun Date: circa 1693 a state of stupor, unconsciousness, or arrested activity produced by the influence of narcotics or other chemical or physical agents — compare nitrogen narcosis

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  • narcosis — (n.) 1690s, state of unconsciousness caused by a narcotic, Modern Latin, from Gk. narkosis, from narkoun to benumb (see NARCOTIC (Cf. narcotic) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

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