What does the word opium mean?

Usage examples for opium

  1. When used to excess, the coca produces deleterious effects on the human system; but, if moderately taken, it is far more innocent in its results than either opium or tobacco. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. Sixty years ago, China, poisoned by Indian opium, wished to free herself from the deadly vice. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  3. Even if the thing should come on again, you can't help me; I won't keep taking opium. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich

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