mind-altering mind-altering

Definition(s):

  • (adj) producing mood changes or distorted perception

Usage(s):

  1. In wine-sipping France, the argument went, libation is just a small part of the broad festival of life, not the mind-altering prerequisite for a good time.
  2. Just as problematic as unequal access, some say, is the prospect of people being forced, implicitly or explicitly, to take mind-altering medications.
  3. In pursuit of truth and a tidy desk, a PTI senior editor spends a week on a mind-altering stimulant.

News

  • Gut-brain connection a 2-way street, researchers find

    I’ve got a tip on a mind-altering substance that is inexpensive, legal and readily available. UCLA researchers demonstrated that the beneficial bacteria in yogurt altered brain function during tasks and rest.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

Quotes

  1. "I tried to mask my problems with alcohol, cocaine and mind-altering substances," she said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Examiner.com

  2. "He's told me that his interest in eastern philosophy has overcome his desire for mind-altering substances and has given him another outlet," Steinberg said. "He's in outstanding shape and he hasn't taken a lot of hits for a running back. I...
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Leigh Steinberg Source: Forbes

  3. "My first thought is, who would believe that Juliette Binoche would ever be attracted to me unless she had been infected with some mind-altering drug? But you know, that wasn't enough for me to raise the question. I also figured it might give me...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Steve Carell Source: Omaha World-Herald (registration)

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