chemically dependent

idiom

: addicted to a drug

Examples of chemically dependent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Court records show Swenson was found to be incompetent for court proceedings in late December 2022, and ordered civilly committed as mentally ill and chemically dependent the next month. Nick Ferraro, Twin Cities, 11 Jan. 2024 But Kendall’s new love interest, Naomi (Annabelle Dexter-Jones), whose chemically dependent pairing with him last season seemed to be a harbinger of doom, is little more than window dressing this season, while new characters played by Sanaa Lathan and Jihae Kim are cameo roles at best. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 15 Oct. 2021 In 2014, he was civilly committed by an Isanti County judge as chemically dependent. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, 30 June 2021

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“Chemically dependent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chemically%20dependent. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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