alkoholism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Alkoholismus, Polish alkoholizm, or Russian алкоголизм (alkogolizm).

Noun[edit]

alkoholism (uncountable)

  1. (non-native speakers' English) Misspelling of alcoholism.
    • 1997 June 19, Klaus Günther Beck, “KZ-DEATH: PCHYSOMATIC DISEASE (NOT GAS)”, in alt.revisionism, Usenet[1], retrieved 2022-05-22:
      Yes, it is called alkoholism.
    • 1998 February 25, Elzbieta Maslak, “Lonely drinking”, in rec.food.drink, Usenet[2], retrieved 2022-05-22:
      What do you think about lonely drinking. Is it a sign of alkoholism ?
    • 1998 March 5, Bo Warming, “Moral Relativism: kz-Wilde and sado-masochism”, in alt.revisionism, Usenet[3], retrieved 2022-05-22:
      Diagnosis are said to be meningitis/alkoholism/syphilis/eardamage-from-fall-in-prison
    • 1999 June 27, Micke Ionas, “American vs Russian”, in fido7.ru.talk.english, Usenet[4], retrieved 2022-05-22:
      You're surely must know that americans mostly quiting smoking for now. And alkoholism is russian national problem.

Estonian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

alkoholism (genitive alkoholismi, partitive alkoholismi)

  1. alcoholism

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From alkohol +‎ -ism, coined by Swedish doctor Magnus Huss, along with New Latin alcoholismus.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alkoholism c

  1. alcoholism

Declension[edit]

Declension of alkoholism 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative alkoholism alkoholismen
Genitive alkoholisms alkoholismens

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