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

    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

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

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. alcoholism

    Alcohol dependence DSM-III-R 303.90, dependent drinking

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