dipsomania

noun dip·so·ma·nia \ ˌdip-sə-ˈmā-nē-ə , -nyə \

Definition of dipsomania

:an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic liquors

dipsomaniac

play \-nē-ˌak\ noun

dipsomaniacal

play \ˌdip-sō-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dipsomania

New Latin, from Greek dipsa thirst + Late Latin mania


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dipsomania

noun dip·so·ma·nia \ ˌdip-sə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə \

medical Definition of dipsomania

:an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic liquors

dipsomaniac

play \-nē-ˌak\ noun

dipsomaniacal

play \ˌdip-sō-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\ adjective

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