dipsomania


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dipsomania

a compulsive desire to drink alcoholic beverages
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12) By rehearsing this outcome, which the conclusion proves wrong, s/he reiterates prevailing middle-class assumptions about laborers--namely, that most if not all eventually succumbed to (or indulged in) dipsomania.
His dipsomania became violent, and his long-suffering wife left him.
Results obtained in three large clinical trials involving patients with chronic gastritis, stomach ulcers and dipsomania were duplicated by Scientific Institute of Narcology of the Russian Ministry of Public Health.