producing mood changes or distorted perception

hallucinogenic drugs are mind-altering substances

Similar to: ↑psychoactive, ↑psychotropic

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • mind-altering drug — noun a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions • Syn: ↑psychoactive drug, ↑consciousness altering drug, ↑psychoactive substance • Hypernyms: ↑drug • Hyponyms: ↑designe …   Useful english dictionary

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