dipsomania

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dipso- +‎ -mania.

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dipsomania (countable and uncountable, plural dipsomanias)

  1. (medicine) Addiction to alcohol.
  2. Specifically periodic alcoholism, characterized by bouts of heavy drinking rather than continuous indulgence in alcohol.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Based on Ancient Greek δίψα (dípsa, thirst) + μανία (manía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dip.so.maˈni.a/
  • Hyphenation: dip‧so‧ma‧nì‧a

Noun[edit]

dipsomania f (plural dipsomanie)

  1. dipsomania

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