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Definition of morphinist in English:
A morphine addict: the tendency of the morphinist to increase his dosage
More example sentences
- Morphinists can take regular meals, preferring well flavored and sour articles, such as curry, pickles, etc.
- The more highly intellectual a person, the more likely is he to become a morphinist when he has taken the drug for the relief of pain, and then possibly cannot stop its use.
- It was an error of judgment which led a French court to declare valid the will of a morphinist who had committed suicide after leaving his fortune to his mistress.
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