noun. ['ˈælkəˌhɔˌlɪzəm'] an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess.
Words that Rhyme with Alcoholism
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Metronidazole can cause a toxic reaction when taken along with disulfiram, an oral medication used to treat alcoholism.
noun. ['ˈælkəˌhɔˌlɪzəm'] 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.
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