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etheromaniac

Line breaks: ethero|maniac
Pronunciation: /ˌiːθ(ə)rə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪak
 
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Definition of etheromaniac in English:

noun

dated
A person addicted to the use of ether as a drug.
Example sentences
  • I have seen an etheromaniac at forty-one a wizened, bent, decrepit, and tottering old man.
  • It leads to insanity and death, and soon brings about marked changes in the temper and in the health of the etheromaniac.
  • The habit spread across large sections of the population, and young women and priests were among the frequent etheromaniacs.

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