a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
A drug, hormone or other substance derived from or related to opium.
Something that dulls the senses and induces a false and unrealistic sense of contentment.
To treat with an opiate drug.
Relating to, resembling, or containing opium.
Soporific; inducing sleep or sedation.
Deadening; causing apathy or dullness.
In medicine, the term opiate describes any of the narcotic opioid alkaloids found as natural products in the opium poppy plant, Papaver somniferum.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō′pi-āt, n. a drug containing opium to induce sleep: that which dulls sensation, physical or mental.—adj. inducing sleep.—adj. O′piated.
The numerical value of opiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of opiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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Religion is the opiate of the masses.
Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals -- With no cure except as a guillotine might be called a cure for dandruff.
There are lots of people who have not yet gotten an opiate and we need to protect them from the risk of getting addicted.
The vague and tenuous hope that God is too kind to punish the ungodly has become a deadly opiate for the consciences of millions.
Doctors became very vigilant then about diagnosing pain and prescribing pain medication, and you can see a huge uptick of the amount of opiate prescriptions.
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