dipsomania dipsomania


  • (n) an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess



  1. Asylum was a frank account of another weird region: a New York insane asylum where he was cured of dipsomania.
  2. He had 'the lust to teacha passion apparently analogous to concupiscence or dipsomania, and, in the more extreme varieties of pedagogues, maybe quite as strong.
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