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Definition of 'alcoholism'

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  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
       Synonyms: alcohol addiction inebriation drunkenness
  2. an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
       Synonyms: dipsomania potomania

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