Definition of narcotize in English:
1Stupefy with or as if with a drug.
- One of the movie's indelible motifs is the sight of viewers huddled together around a television set, eyes glazed over, happily narcotized by the flickering images.
- To some adult eyes it was an acid trip; to others it was visual Muzak, an attempt to narcotize the youngest generation of TV viewers ever.
- Or is it, as I think Jim is suggesting, that college-aged students have become so narcotized by our entertainment-obsessed culture that they don't see what may be headed their way?
- Example sentences
- They use narcotization to avoid conflict and to maintain a self image of being comfortable or harmonious.
- The major, if not the only, driving force behind the ongoing narcotisation of Russia is the economic interest of the illicit drug business.
- These are known as opsonins or alexins, and they act on the bacteria by a process comparable to narcotisation, and render them an easy prey for the phagocytes.
Pronunciation: /ˌnärkədəˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌnärkəˌdīˈzāSH(ə)n/noun
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