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hallucinogenic drugs

hallucinogenic drugs is a plural form of hallucinogenic drug

hallucinogenic drug

Definition:

a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

hallucinogenic drugs

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

hallucination + -o- ("(interconsonantal)") + -gen ("producer").
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Hallucinogen | Hallucinogens | psychedelics | dissociatives | deliriants

a general group of pharmacological agents that can be divided into three broad categories: psychedelics, dissociatives, and deliriants. These classes of psychoactive drugs have in common that they can cause subjective changes in perception, thought, ... (35 of 7887 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Hallucinogen

Columbia Encyclopedia:

hallucinogenic drug | hallucinogenic drugs | psychedelic drug | psychotomimetic drug

any of a group of substances that alter consciousness; also called psychotomimetic (i.e., mimicking psychosis), mind-expanding, or psychedelic drug. ... (19 of 142 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0822471​.html

Britannica Encyclopedia:

psychedelic drug | psychotomimetic drug [synonym] | hallucinogen [synonym]

any of the so-called mind-expanding drugs that are able to induce states of altered perception and thought, frequently with heightened awareness of ... (22 of 293 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/481540​/psychedelic-drug

Collins Dictionary:

hallucinogen

any drug, such as LSD or mescaline, that induces hallucinations (10 of 321 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hallucinogen

Macmillan British Dictionary:

hallucinogen [countable, medical] | hallucinogens [plural]

a substance, especially a drug such as lsd, that causes someone to hallucinate (13 of 39 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/hallucinogen

Oxford Dictionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogenic [derived]

a drug that causes hallucinations, such as LSD (8 of 36 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/hallucinogen

Merriam-Webster:

hallucinogen | hallucinogenic [adjective, noun, related]

a substance that induces hallucinations (5 of 35 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hallucinogen

New World Dictionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogenic [adjective, related]

a drug or other substance that produces hallucinations (8 of 24 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hallucinogen

Cambridge Dictionary:

hallucinogen

a drug which makes people hallucinate (6 of 16 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/hallucinogen

American Heritage Dictionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogenic [adjective, related]

A substance that induces hallucination. (5 of 15 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hallucinogen

Random House Dictionary:

hallucinogen

a substance that produces hallucinations. (5 of 10 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/hallucinogen

Wiktionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogens [plural] | entheogen [subtype]

Any substance tending to induce hallucination (6 of 7 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hallucinogen

Encarta Dictionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogens [plural] | hallucinogenic [adjective, derived]

a substance, especially a drug such as LSD, that causes hallucinations (11 of 31 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861616281​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogens [plural]

Origin: hallucination + -o- ("(interconsonantal)") + -gen ("producer").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/hallucinogen

Merriam-Webster:

hallucinogen

First use: 1954

Origin: hallucination + -o- + -gen

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/hallucinogen

-o-

Origin: Greek, thematic vowel of many nouns and adjectives in combination

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/-o-

-gen | -gene

Origin: French -gène, from Greek -genēs born; akin to Greek genos birth

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/-gen

New World Dictionary:

hallucinogen

Origin: hallucination + "-o-" + "-gen"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hallucinogen

-o

Origin: clipped from words ending in -o (for example, "hippo", "steno", "gringo")

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/o-suffix

-gen

Origin: French -gène from Greek -genēs, born from base of gignesthai, to be born, become: see "genus"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/gen-suffix

American Heritage Dictionary:

hallucinogen

Origin: "hallucination" + "-gen".

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-gen

Origin: French -gène, from Greek -genēs, born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/gen-suffix

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

hallucinogen

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/hallucinogen

Macmillan British Dictionary:

hallucinogen [countable, medical] | hallucinogens [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/hallucinogen

Macmillan American Dictionary:

hallucinogen [countable, medical] | hallucinogens [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/hallucinogen

Cambridge Dictionary:

hallucinogen

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "hallucinogen"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "hallucinogen"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/hallucinogen

the Free Dictionary:

hallucinogen

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "hallucinogen" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/hallucinogen

Google Dictionary:

hallucinogen | hallucinogens [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

hallucinogen

Audio: North American pronunciation of "hallucinogen"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=halluc​05 word=hallucinogen

YourDictionary Audio:

hallucinogen

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "hallucinogen" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/hallucinogen

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