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What compensation dipsomania gave him I know not, but that he did get some kind of wild joy I am quite sure.
LONDON'S UNDERWORLDTHOMAS HOLMES
I dislike to hear drunkenness called dipsomania, as I so often do; but I do not therefore say that dipsomania is only drunkenness.
DEGENERACYEUGENE S. TALBOT
Dr. Curtis did not mean by religio-mania religious appreciation; neither did he mean by dipsomania, temperate use of stimulants.
HAPPINESS AS FOUND IN FORETHOUGHT MINUS FEARTHOUGHTHORACE FLETCHER
Probably, with the low cunning and fallacious reasoning of dipsomania, he had pouched her savings with that very thought in mind.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Speaking of intemperance in relation to crime, he states that: 'Brain-workers provide the most hopeless cases of dipsomania.
THE CURSE OF EDUCATIONHAROLD E. GORST
This inebriate's first resistance to his dipsomania was interpreted darkly, with sundry shrugs and winks and gestures.
A REPUBLIC WITHOUT A PRESIDENT AND OTHER STORIESHERBERT WARD
It is, however, as an authority on dipsomania that he is best known.
THE QUIVER, 2/1900VARIOUS
Some of the cases of hereditary dipsomania are almost surely of this character.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
From this it is but a step to dipsomania, which can often be cured.
PSYCHICAL MISCELLANEAJ. ARTHUR HILL
Then we called it an instance of "hereditary dipsomania," and were more or less consoled by the classification.
SOCIAL RIGHTS AND DUTIESLESLIE STEPHEN
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WORDS RELATED TO DIPSOMANIA

  • alcoholism
  • boozing
  • crapulence
  • dipsomania
  • inebriation
  • inebriety
  • intemperance
  • intoxication
  • tipsiness
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