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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An intense persistent desire to drink liquor to excess; Habitual intoxication.

Usage examples (33)
  • In addition, personal problems, including alcoholism, dogged him throughout his life.
  • This sense underlies the term alcoholism (addiction to alcohol).
  • Recovery from alcoholism is Eckersley's biggest save
  • Writing, like alcoholism, is a self diagnosed disease. for more
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