dipsomania[ dip-suh-mey-nee-uh, -soh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF dipsomania
Synonyms for dipsomania
- alcohol abuse
- drug abuse
- drug use
- alcoholic addiction
- chemical abuse
- drug dependence
- drug habit
- narcotics abuse
- solvent abuse
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIPSOMANIA
It's best not to be too intelligent about insanity and dipsomania and all the other hereditary details.
Then I remembered our enthusiasm over the Palace of Dipsomania.
It is, however, as an authority on dipsomania that he is best known.
From this it is but a step to dipsomania, which can often be cured.
They may show themselves in periodical acts, as in dipsomania.
Dipsomania is not drunkenness nor riotous dissipation; it is a disease.
His views resulted in depression, which led to dipsomania, and he d. in poverty and misery.
One firm actually has the assurance to advertise a preparation of this kind as a remedy for dipsomania.
And the reader of Mr. Archdall Reid will round up the list with "immunity" from dipsomania and all contagious diseases.
Dipsomania is a form of impulsive degenerative insanity, and it is probably epileptic in origin.
1843, "morbid craving for alcohol," coined in medical Latin from Greek dipsa "thirst" (of unknown origin) + mania.