dipsomania

Synonyms and related words:
a habit, abulia, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholic addiction, alcoholic psychosis, alcoholism, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, arteriosclerotic psychosis, barbiturate addiction, barbiturism, bottle nose, certifiability, chain smoking, chronic alcoholism, cocainism, crash, craving, delirium tremens, dementia paralytica, dependence, drug addiction, drug culture, drug dependence, ebriosity, folie du doute, functional psychosis, general paralysis, general paresis, grog blossom, habitual drunkenness, habituation, heavy drinking, metabolic psychosis, moral insanity, neurosis, nicotine addiction, oenomania, oinomania, organic psychosis, paralytic dementia, pathological drunkenness, physical dependence, presenile dementia, prison psychosis, problem drinking, psychological dependence, psychopathia, psychopathia sexualis, psychopathic condition, psychopathic personality, psychopathy, psychosis, senile dementia, senile psychosis, senility, sexual pathology, situational psychosis, syphilitic paresis, tolerance, toxic psychosis, withdrawal sickness, withdrawal symptoms

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  • dipsomanía — f. psiquiat. Impulso irresistible y morboso por el consumo de las bebidas alcohólicas, que se manifiesta de forma periódica e intermitente. Las crisis de dipsomanía suelen suceder después de un período depresivo, de abatimiento y de insomnio, y… …   Diccionario médico

  • Dipsomania — Dip so*ma ni*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? thirst + ? mania.] (Med.) A morbid an uncontrollable craving (often periodic) for drink, esp. for alcoholic liquors; also improperly used to denote acute and chronic alcoholism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dipsomania — I noun acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholic addiction, alcoholism, bibacity, cacoethes, chronic alcoholism, compulsion, crapulence, craving for drink, drunkenness, ebriosity, excessive drinking, excessiveness, inebriation,… …   Law dictionary

  • dipsomania — 1843, morbid craving for alcohol, coined in medical Latin from Gk. dipsa thirst (of unknown origin) + MANIA (Cf. mania) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dipsomania — s. f. Excessiva propensão para beber …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • dipsomanía — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Área: medicina Alcoholismo …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • dipsomanía — (Del gr. δίψα, sed, y manía). f. alcoholismo (ǁ abuso de bebidas alcohólicas) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • dipsomania — ► NOUN ▪ alcoholism. DERIVATIVES dipsomaniac noun. ORIGIN from Greek dipsa thirst …   English terms dictionary

  • dipsomania — [dip΄sə mā′nē ə, dip΄səmān′yə] n. [ModL < Gr dipsa, thirst + MANIA] an abnormal and insatiable craving for alcoholic drink dipsomaniac [dip΄sə mā′nēak΄] n. dipsomaniacal [dip΄səmə nī′ə kəl] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Dipsomania — Not to be confused with polydipsia. Dipsomania is a historical term describing a medical condition involving an uncontrollable craving for alcohol. It was used in the 19th century to describe a variety of alcohol related problems, most of which… …   Wikipedia

  • dipsomanía — {{#}}{{LM D13544}}{{〓}} {{SynD13858}} {{[}}dipsomanía{{]}} ‹dip·so·ma·ní·a› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Tendencia irresistible al abuso de bebidas alcohólicas: • Para curar la dipsomanía hay que tener mucha fuerza de voluntad.{{○}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

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