Definition of Alcoholism in English :

Define Alcoholism in English

Alcoholism meaning in English

Meaning of Alcoholism in English

Pronunciation of Alcoholism in English

Alcoholism pronunciation in English

Pronounce Alcoholism in English

Alcoholism

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Noun

1. alcohol addiction, alcoholism, drunkenness, inebriation

habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms

2. alcoholism, dipsomania, potomania

an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

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Alcoholism

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noun
a condition in which dependence on alcohol harms a person's health, social functioning, or family life

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Alcoholism

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noun
1. 
the habitual or compulsive consumption of alcoholic liquor to excess
2. 
a chronic diseased condition marked by psychological and nutritional disorders, caused by the compulsive consumption of and dependence on alcoholic liquor

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Alcoholism

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n.
A disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of alcohol use that causes harm or distress. It typically involves cravings for alcohol, inability to control the amount consumed, withdrawal symptoms in its absence, and the need to consume greater quantities in order to feel the same effects, and often results in impaired social functioning and significant damage to physical health.

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