Dipsomania meaning

dĭpsə-mānē-ə, -mānyə
An insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages.
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An insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages.
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(pathology) An addiction to alcohol.
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Origin of dipsomania

  • Greek dipsa thirst –mania

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Based on Ancient Greek δίψα (dipsa, “thirst”) + μανία (mania).

    From Wiktionary