morphinomania

noun

mor·​phi·​no·​ma·​nia
ˌmȯ(r)fənōˈmānēə
variants or less commonly morphiomania
-fēōˈ-
: an habitual and uncontrollable craving for morphine

Word History

Etymology

morphinomania from New Latin, from morphino- (from International Scientific Vocabulary morphine) + Late Latin mania; morphiomania from New Latin, from morphio- (from morphia) + Late Latin mania

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“Morphinomania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphinomania. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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