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Definition of Morphine


  1. A bitter white crystalline alkaloid found in opium, possessing strong narcotic properties, and much used as an anodyne; -- called also morphia, and morphina.

Morphine Quotations

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
Carl Jung

My death will be caused by morphine, which I have deliberately taken with suicidal intent.
Alex Campbell

Pain can be alleviated by morphine but the pain of social ostracism cannot be taken away.
Derek Jarman

My mother begged doctors to end her life. She was beyond the physical ability to swallow enough of the weak morphine pills she had around her. When she knew she was dying I promised to make sure she could go at a time of her choosing, but it was impossible. I couldn't help.
Polly Toynbee
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Morphine Translations

morphine in Dutch is morfine
morphine in French is morphine
morphine in German is Morphium
morphine in Hungarian is morfium, morfin
morphine in Spanish is morfina