What are some alternative words for alcoholism?

Synonyms for alcoholismˈæl kə hɔˌlɪz əm, -hɒ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriation, drunkenness(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:
    drinking, inebriety, alcohol addiction, dipsomania, inebriation, potomania, intoxication, drink, insobriety, alcoholism, drunkenness, boozing, crapulence, tipsiness

  2. dipsomania, alcoholism, potomania(noun)

    an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

    Synonyms:
    dipsomania, alcohol addiction, drunkenness, alcoholism, inebriation, potomania

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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alcohol

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. alcoholism

    Synonyms:
    Alcohol dependence DSM-III-R 303.90, dependent drinking


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