Narcotics anonymous



noun

an international association of support groups for recovering drug addicts, with a 12-step program patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous
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Narcotics Anonymous sprang from the Alcoholics Anonymous Program of the late 1940s, with meetings first emerging in Los Angeles.

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    [nahr-kuh-tiz-uh m] /ˈnɑr kəˌtɪz əm/ noun 1. habitual use of narcotics. 2. the action or influence of narcotics. 3. . /ˈnɑːkəˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. stupor or addiction induced by narcotic drugs narcotism nar·co·tism (när’kə-tĭz’əm) n.

  • Narcotization

    [nahr-kuh-tahyz] /ˈnɑr kəˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), narcotized, narcotizing. 1. to subject to or treat with a ; stupefy. 2. to make dull; stupefy; deaden the awareness of: He had used liquor to narcotize his anxieties. verb (used without object), narcotized, narcotizing. 3. to act as a : a remedy that does not heal but […]



  • Narcotized

    [nahr-kuh-tahyz] /ˈnɑr kəˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), narcotized, narcotizing. 1. to subject to or treat with a ; stupefy. 2. to make dull; stupefy; deaden the awareness of: He had used liquor to narcotize his anxieties. verb (used without object), narcotized, narcotizing. 3. to act as a : a remedy that does not heal but […]

  • Narcotize

    [nahr-kuh-tahyz] /ˈnɑr kəˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), narcotized, narcotizing. 1. to subject to or treat with a ; stupefy. 2. to make dull; stupefy; deaden the awareness of: He had used liquor to narcotize his anxieties. verb (used without object), narcotized, narcotizing. 3. to act as a : a remedy that does not heal but […]



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