Definition of 'alcoholism'
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One victim said he spiralled into alcoholism and drug abuse and tried to kill himself. The Sun (2016)His descent into alcoholism and addiction is at the heart of the drama. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just look at the figures on suicide and alcoholism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is there a family history of alcoholism that makes this a sensitive issue for him? The Sun (2008)But her hedonistic lifestyle spiralled into alcoholism and drug abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also won his grim battle with alcoholism. The Sun (2015)We discovered we were both in recovery from alcoholism and addiction. The Sun (2015)Because of his behaviour conditioned by alcoholism? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fourth factor is alcoholism and drug addiction in general. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)That journey took me down into alcoholism and drug addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is there any history of alcoholism in your family or reason to worry you may get out of control? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The archbishop has not reacted to his father 's alcoholism by becoming teetotal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Without the alcoholism, suicide attempts or silly names. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It sounds like your father 's alcoholism has affected his judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Alcohol abuse and alcoholism have blighted generations and all social classes, regardless of gender. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His 40-year battle with alcoholism was a source of great concern to his brother. Christianity Today (2000)His work includes eight major studies on suicide, attempted suicide and alcoholism. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They told police that their father's alcoholism had turned family life into hell. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How does the father's alcoholism affect each family member? Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The piece here was written as a history of his family coming to terms with the father 's alcoholism. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)His upbringing was tough because of his father's alcoholism and the family depended on church welfare to survive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I have seen clients who found the predictability of boarding school abuse highly preferable to the less predictable alcoholism and violence at home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We all know obesity is a problem but so is drug abuse, alcoholism, and smoking. The Sun (2015)He survived long battles with alcoholism and drug addiction, brawls, accidents and bypass surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'alcoholism'
British English: alcoholism NOUN
People who suffer from alcoholism cannot stop drinking large quantities of alcohol.
...the problems of alcoholism.
Definition of alcoholism from the Collins English Dictionary
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