A metaphorical opiate inhaled when faced with loss, failure or defeat, especially in sports, politics and other tribal settings.

The effects of copium include, but are not limited to: extreme rationalizations for the defeat, outlandish theories of conspiracy supposedly perpetrated by the opposing side, extreme rage directed at the other side, unconvincing allegations of fraud and abuse in the system, and rejection of the system as a whole.
-Supporters of the losing candidate claim they didn’t legitimately lose the election; they say it was due to foreign interference and election fraud. They’re clearly high on copium.
by enterprise1701 October 3, 2020
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Lying to yourself in order to cope with something.
"My hairline is totally fine"
"You're high on copium dude..."
by lennilaube December 20, 2021
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Cope + Opium = Copium
TTV streamer suing Slots for making him lose $200K. He is clearly high on copium
by fraist June 11, 2021
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The allegorical drug that represents voracious coping, usually with a political outcome.
John has been taking deadly amounts of copium since 45 was diagnosed. SHAME.
by HongusBongus October 5, 2020
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A resource that is given to people who are finding it hard to cope in a particular situation, especially in cases of intellectual difficulty.

Something losers need in order to survive being defeated.
With Biden's victory, copium prices will sky-rocket due to the high demand from Trump-supporters.
by Jayder747 November 4, 2020
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The word Copium comes from the word “cope” which means (of a person) deal effectively with something. It’s mostly used when a person offends another. Or when an outcome you didn’t want to happen, happens. And even when someone is in your head “rent free”. It’s generally used in the political streaming communities. And 4chan.
Ian is mad that Trump won the 2016 election. *chat proceeds to spam copium emote*.
by NoRegrets69 September 22, 2020
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A 2020 breadtube metaphor for the mental gymnastics conservatives must undergo to adjust to the shattering of their bubble by leftists. (A pun on opium). Most closely associated with breadtube Youtuber Vaush.
Lmao did you see conservative twitter after the Vaush-Tim Pool debate? Inhaling copium by the gallons lmao.
by Flakey Soyboy October 31, 2020
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