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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Too much of a drug taken at one time.

Usage examples (36)
  • Taking too much of a sedative drug can lead to a fatal overdose.
  • She died 40 years ago today, from a heroin overdose in a motel bathroom.
  • When he died of a heroin overdose, Ray was doing twelve cans of butane a day.
  • Your poison control center can help you figure out when an overdose is severe. for more
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