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morphiomaniac Line breaks: mor¦phio|maniac
Pronunciation: /mɔːfɪəˈmeɪnɪak/

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(also morphinomaniac)

Definition of morphiomaniac in English:


A person who craves morphine; a morphine addict.
Example sentences
  • The morphinomaniac is often a psychopath from heredity.
  • The morphinomaniac ordinarily uses relatively enormous doses.
  • Every reputable physician approaches with something of dread the subject of the treatment of those classes of patients known as morphiomaniacs and dipsomaniacs.

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