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An addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency,
  1. An addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency
    • - he had a long history of depression, drug abuse and alcoholism

  1. habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
  2. dipsomania: an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
  3. (alcoholic) a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
  4. Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disabling addictive disorder. It is characterized by compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcohol despite its negative effects on the drinker's health, relationships, and social standing. ...
  5. The modern disease theory of alcoholism states that problem drinking is sometimes caused by a disease of the brain, characterized by altered brain structure and function. ...
  6. (Alcoholic (Fishbone song)) "Alcoholic" is a song by the Alternative rock band Fishbone from their album Chim Chim's Bad Ass Revenge. An early demo version of the song appears on the 1996 compilation album ''''.
  7. (Alcoholic (song)) "Alcoholic" is the third single from the album Love Is Here by British pop band Starsailor, released in 2001. Often wrongly credited as "Daddy Was an Alcoholic", it is one of their most popular songs so far, and also their first single to be in the UK top ten. ...
  8. (The Alcoholics) The Alcoholics is a 1953 novel by Jim Thompson. The plot evolves around Dr. Peter S. Murphy and his clinic El Healtho where he treats alcoholics. ...
  9. (ALCOHOLIC) Used to describe a wine that has too much alcohol for its body and weight, making it unbalanced. A wine with too much alcohol will taste uncharacteristically heavy or hot as a result. This quality is noticeable in aroma and after taste.
  10. (Alcoholic) Warming taste of ethanol and higher alcohol’s.
  11. (Alcoholic) Anti-Sobriety Activist
  12. (Alcoholic) The usual pastard and occasional sheople
  13. (Alcoholic) a negative tasting term used to describe wines that have and excessive and/or unbalanced alcohol content. Also known as "hot" (the wine causes a burning sensation in the mouth).
  14. (alcoholic) A wine with an excess of alcohol. These wines are often called heavy or hot and can actually burn in the back of the throat.
  15. (alcoholic) N (person) alkoholismulo
  16. (The Alcoholics) a family of alcoholics (mother, father, grandfather and son) who never seem to notice each other's very obvious drinking problem. They are in the habit of taking surreptitious swigs from hidden bottles of booze and then insisting "I'm not pissed!" despite clearly being drunk.
  17. Obsessive/Compulsive mood and thought disorder involving uncontrollable desire to drink as much as one can as often as one can and then argue with people with guns and lose.
  18. A disease in which a person craves alcohol, is unable to limit his or her drinking, needs to drink greater amounts to get the same effect, and has withdrawal symptoms after stopping alcohol use. Alcoholism affects physical and mental health, and causes problems with family, friends, and work. ...
  19. drinking a lot of alcohol and needing alcohol. Also called alcohol abuse, this disease can lead to injury, liver disease, and problems with the people around you.
  20. means alcohol dependence or alcohol abuse meeting the criteria as stated in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV for these disorders.
  21. A chronic, progressive, and potentially fatal disease that is characterized by consuming too much alcohol.
  22. A treatable illness brought on by harmful dependence upon alcohol, which is physically and psychologically addictive. As a disease, alcoholism is primary, chronic, progressive and fatal.
  23. A chronic illness evidenced by compulsive, repeated drinking that injures one's health and social and economic functioning.
  24. Alcoolisme (after heart disease and cancer, alcoholism is the biggest health problem)
  25. An illness marked by consumption of alcoholic beverages at a level that interferes with physical or mental health, and social, family, or occupational responsibilities.