Definition of narcotization in English:


(British narcotisation)

Pronunciation /ˌnärkədəˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌnɑrkədəˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌnärkəˌdīˈzāSH(ə)n/ /ˌnɑrkəˌdaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/


See narcotize

‘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.’
  • ‘After the animal showed signs of narcotisation, the vehicles would close in slowly to enable fast response immediately it went down.’
  • ‘It is not a loud call for more stimulation or more narcotization - nor yet a call for more poisoning, more injury, greater exhaustion - but a cry of distress.’