dipsomania : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
- Young Alec, disgusted by his father's dipsomania, goes to work for a steamship company, manages to satisfy his mother's ambition by becoming captain of the company's sleekest .
- Asylum was a frank account of another weird region: a New York insane asylum where he was cured of dipsomania.
- 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.