absinthism

noun

ab·​sin·​thism ˈab-sən-ˌthiz-əm, -ˌsin- How to pronounce absinthism (audio)
: a diseased condition resulting from habitual excessive use of absinthe that contains oils of wormwood
absinthismic adjective

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“Absinthism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/absinthism. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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