- a combining form meaning “stupor,” “narcosis,” used in the formation of compound words: narcodiagnosis.
- indicating numbness or torpornarcolepsy
- connected with or derived from illicit drug productionnarcoeconomies
word-forming element meaning “stupor, narcosis, sleep,” from Latinized form of Greek narko-, comb. form of narke “numbness” (see narcotic (n.)). pref.
- Numbness; stupor; lethargy:narcolepsy.