morphinism

noun

mor·​phin·​ism ˈmȯr-ˌfē-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce morphinism (audio)
-fə-
: a disordered condition of health produced by habitual use of morphine

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morphinism was in 1882

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“Morphinism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphinism. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

morphinism

noun

mor·​phin·​ism ˈmȯr-ˌfē-ˌniz-əm, -fə- How to pronounce morphinism (audio)
: a disordered condition of health produced by habitual use of morphine

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