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dipsomania definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess [syn: dipsomania, alcoholism, potomania]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dipsa thirst + Late Latin mania Date: circa 1844 an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic liquors dipsomaniac noun dipsomaniacal adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an abnormal craving for alcohol. Derivatives: dipsomaniac n. Etymology: Gk dipso- f. dipsa thirst + -MANIA

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dipsomania Dip`so*ma"ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? thirst + ? mania.] (Med.) A morbid an uncontrollable craving (often periodic) for drink, esp. for alcoholic liquors; also improperly used to denote acute and chronic alcoholism.

Moby Thesaurus

a habit, abulia, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholic addiction, alcoholic psychosis, alcoholism, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, arteriosclerotic psychosis, barbiturate addiction, barbiturism, bottle nose, certifiability, chain smoking, chronic alcoholism, cocainism, crash, craving, delirium tremens, dementia paralytica, dependence, drug addiction, drug culture, drug dependence, ebriosity, folie du doute, functional psychosis, general paralysis, general paresis, grog blossom, habitual drunkenness, habituation, heavy drinking, metabolic psychosis, moral insanity, neurosis, nicotine addiction, oenomania, oinomania, organic psychosis, paralytic dementia, pathological drunkenness, physical dependence, presenile dementia, prison psychosis, problem drinking, psychological dependence, psychopathia, psychopathia sexualis, psychopathic condition, psychopathic personality, psychopathy, psychosis, senile dementia, senile psychosis, senility, sexual pathology, situational psychosis, syphilitic paresis, tolerance, toxic psychosis, withdrawal sickness, withdrawal symptoms




 


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