[n_ˈɪ_k_ə_t_ˌiː_n], [nˈɪkətˌiːn], [nˈɪkətˌiːn]

Definitions of nicotine:

  1.   A poisonous liquid forming the active principle of the tobacco plant. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   A poisonous alkaloid of a very acrid taste, obtained from tobacco. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   A poison contained in tobacco. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for nicotine:

  1. The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den. – Phillip Adams
  2. Cigarettes, I won't do cigarettes, nicotine will kill ya. – Tommy Chong
  3. If they took all the drugs, nicotine alcohol and caffeine off the market for six days, they'd have to bring out the tanks to control you. – Dick Gregory
  4. Nicotine is both a stimulant and a depressant, so that can make one feel quite imbalanced. – Christy Turlington

Usage examples for nicotine:

  1. But it is none the less relevant to remember that, as his masters have already proved that alcohol is a poison, they may soon prove that nicotine is a poison. ” – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  2. Personally, when I hear any of these conscientious objectors to My Lady Nicotine air their opinions, I wish that they could be placed in the trenches for a while. ” – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  3. Not I, he answered warmly; but, you see, those ungodly men compelled me to clean all their pipes,- forty foul pipes,- and I do not doubt that some nicotine has lodged on my clothing. ” – "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson
  4. Years after, when her three babies died, one after the other, with infantile paralysis, because their father was an inveterate smoker, the habit did not seem to her altogether so admirable, and when she herself became a confirmed invalid, because compelled to breathe night and day a nicotine poisoned atmosphere, she gave loud voice to her denunciation of the very habit which in her ignorant girlhood she had characterized as manly. ” – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  5. The drug nicotine is a habit- forming substance and the plant producing it is easily cultivated. ” – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  6. Possibly the nicotine may have stimulated his reflective powers: for he had not taken more than a dozen puffs at his pipe, when a sudden and somewhat uneasy movement seemed to say that some new reflection had occurred to him. ” –  by
  7. The late Dr. Blotin tested by numerous experiments the effects of nicotine on the various parts of the organization of man. ” – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  8. Now this magnificent apartment, with its splendid barrelled ceiling, which a well- known architectural writer, Mr. Stanley C. Ramsey, A. R. I. B. A., describes as " probably the finest room of its kind in London," is the temple of Saint Nicotine – The Social History of Smoking by G. L. Apperson
  9. White, in one of his reports to me, says: " A man often shows his desperation by his desire to get more nicotine than usual." ” – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  10. It hurts his lungs, for when he draws the smoke in he carries the poisonous nicotine to the tender and delicate air- cells. ” – Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt-Jones