alcohol addiction

Definitions of alcohol addiction
  1. noun
    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: alcoholism, drunkenness, inebriation
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    type of:
    drug addiction, white plague
    an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
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