Alcoholism Definition

ălkə-hô-lĭzəm, -hŏ-
noun
The habitual or compulsive consumption of alcoholic liquor to excess.
Webster's New World
A chronic diseased condition marked by psychological and nutritional disorders, caused by the compulsive consumption of and dependence on alcoholic liquor.
Webster's New World
(pathology) Acute alcohol poisoning.
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alcoholism
Plural:
alcoholisms

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