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alcoholism

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Noun
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al=co=hol=ism

CIDE DICTIONARY

alcoholismn. [Cf. F. alcoolisme.].
     A diseased condition of the system, brought about by the continued use of alcoholic liquors.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

alcoholism, n.
1 an addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor.
2 the diseased condition resulting from this.

Etymology
mod.L alcoholismus (as ALCOHOL)

THESAURUS

alcoholism

a habit, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholic addiction, alcoholic psychosis, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, barbiturate addiction, barbiturism, bottle nose, chain smoking, chronic alcoholism, cocainism, crash, craving, delirium tremens, dependence, dipsomania, drug addiction, drug culture, drug dependence, ebriosity, grog blossom, habitual drunkenness, habituation, heavy drinking, nicotine addiction, oenomania, oinomania, pathological drunkenness, physical dependence, problem drinking, psychological dependence, tolerance, withdrawal sickness, withdrawal symptoms

ROGET THESAURUS

alcoholism

Drunkenness

N drunkenness, intemperance, drinking, inebriety, inebriation, ebriety, ebriosity, insobriety, intoxication, temulency, bibacity, wine bibbing, comtation, potation, deep potations, bacchanals, bacchanalia, libations, bender, oinomania, dipsomania, delirium tremens, alcohol, alcoholism, mania a potu, drink, alcoholic drinks, blue ruin, grog, port wine, punch, punch bowl, cup, rosy wine, flowing bowl, drop, drop too much, dram, beer, aguardiente, apple brandy, applejack, brandy, brandy smash, chain lightning, champagne, cocktail, gin, ginsling, highball, peg, rum, rye, schnapps, sherry, sling, uisquebaugh, usquebaugh, whisky, xeres, drunkard, sot, toper, tippler, bibber, wine-bibber, lush, hard drinker, gin drinker, dram drinker, soaker, sponge, tun, love pot, toss pot, thirsty soul, reveler, carouser, Bacchanal, Bacchanalian, Bacchal, Bacchante, devotee to Bacchus, bum, guzzler, tavern haunter, drunk, tipsy, intoxicated, inebrious, inebriate, inebriated, in one's cups, in a state of intoxication, temulent, temulentive, bombed, smashed, fuddled, mellow, cut, boozy, fou, fresh, merry, elevated, flustered, disguised, groggy, beery, top-heavy, potvaliant, glorious, potulent, squiffy, overcome, overtaken, whittled, screwed, tight, primed, corned, raddled, sewed up, lushy, nappy, muddled, muzzy, obfuscated, maudlin, crapulous, dead drunk, woozy, buzzed, flush, flushed, inter pocula, in liquor, the worse for liquor, having had a drop too much, half seas over, three sheets in the wind, three sheets to the wind, under the table, drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, drunk as a piper, drunk as a fiddler, drunk as Chloe, drunk as an owl, drunk as David's sow, drunk as a wheelbarrow, drunken, bibacious, sottish, given to drink, addicted to drink, addicted to the bottle, toping, nunc est bibendum, Bacchus ever fair and young, drink down all unkindness, O that men should put an enemy in their mouths to.


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