Alcoholism - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess (syn: dipsomania, potomania)
...a treatment center for those suffering from alcoholism...
Social drinking may lead to alcoholism.
Kerala has less crime and alcoholism than elsewhere in India.
Alcoholism can result in an inability to cope.
The World Health Organization has recognized alcoholism as a disease since 1951.
Some people may inherit a tendency to alcoholism.
Alcoholism affects all aspects of family life.
Paradoxically, the prohibition of liquor caused an increase in alcoholism.