Alcohol Addiction

  • (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.
    Synonyms: alcoholism, inebriation, drunkenness

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