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1. alcoholism

noun. ['ˈælkəˌhɔˌlɪzəm'] an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess.

Synonyms

  • cacoethes
  • dipsomania
  • mania
  • passion

Antonyms

  • soberness

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Words that Rhyme with Alcoholism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism
  • aphorism

Example sentences of the word alcoholism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Metronidazole can cause a toxic reaction when taken along with disulfiram, an oral medication used to treat alcoholism.

2. 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.

Synonyms

  • inebriation
  • drug addiction
  • drunkenness
  • white plague
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