Definition of 'morphine'
Example sentences containing 'morphine'
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I said to the doctor treating him to give him morphine anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Patients were only given drugs such as morphine nine weeks before they died after a year of suffering cancer without pain relief, the study found. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Footage recorded covertly showed a nurse announcing her intention to give morphine to a resident'to shut her up'. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rescuers gave him morphine for the pain before freeing him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She staggered to a neighbour for help and was taken to hospital and given morphine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His face was left paralysed and he takes daily morphine for pain. The Sun (2012)Iran accounts for the largest quantity of heroin, opium and morphine seizures worldwide each year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This poor woman had been battling the infection for weeks and the pain was so acute that she had to be given morphine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My father was dying of cancer, and a nurse came in to give him morphine injections. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In it, two groups of rats were given access to morphine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite his agonising injuries he refused to take the painkiller morphine so he could keep a clear head and direct his men to safety. The Sun (2012)This gentleman is on morphine for pain and some sedatives for earlier distress: all perfectly safe when used properly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My aunt was extremely ill after she had a terrible reaction to morphine given to her in an Egyptian hospital. The Sun (2010)A source said he had taken a packet of heroin and morphine he had obtained earlier in the day. The Sun (2012)After the war drugs, including morphine, became available. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It contained cocaine, morphine, syringes and spare needles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Ninety per cent of the world's heroin and morphine comes from Afghanistan. The Sun (2010)She also agreed that, without the morphine, the pain would kill him. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So I could have done with a good boot of morphine to take the day away and slick my passage home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In fact, when morphine is used for symptoms rather than pleasure, there is no danger of addiction. The Sun (2009)He was a chronic drunk, and at various points in his life he was addicted to heroin, morphine and amphetamines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'morphine'
British English: morphine /ˈmɔːfiːn/ NOUN
Morphine is a drug used to relieve pain.
- American English: morphine
- Arabic: مُورِفِيـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: morfina
- Chinese: 吗啡
- Croatian: morfij
- Czech: morfium
- Danish: morfin
- Dutch: morfine
- European Spanish: morfina
- Finnish: morfiini
- French: morphine
- German: Morphium
- Greek: μορφίνη
- Italian: morfina
- Japanese: モルヒネ
- Korean: 모르핀
- Norwegian: morfin
- Polish: morfina
- European Portuguese: morfina
- Romanian: morfină
- Russian: морфий
- Spanish: morfina
- Swedish: morfin
- Thai: มอร์ฟีน
- Turkish: morfin
- Ukrainian: морфін
- Vietnamese: moóc phin
Definition of morphine from the Collins English Dictionary
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