Definición de dipsomania en inglés:

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dipsomania

Pronunciación: /ˌdɪpsə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Alcoholism, specifically in a form characterized by intermittent bouts of craving for alcohol.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • But for Blairites to attack Brown for networking, briefing the press and installing placemen is a little like an alcoholic accusing a social drinker of dipsomania.
  • When he sings about his marauding dipsomania and the opposite sex tearing his heart from his body, then stamping and twisting their heel into his hyper-sensitive organ on the squalid street, it rings true.
  • He died of drink - not the social drinking which leads so often to ruin here - but the fiery, passionate dipsomania which is a common disease even in the very best circles of the Scandinavian countries.

Derivados

dipsomaniac

Pronunciación: /dɪpsəˈmeɪnɪak/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • When all the local timber was harvested, the loggers would move on, leaving their ramshackles behind, and by 1915 skid row came to mean a cheap, disreputable district, usually populated by dives and dipsomaniacs.
  • Danny was downbeat and self-absorbed, reeling from one personal incident to the next like a ship without a compass, and his friends were a mixed bunch of dipsomaniacs and egotists.
  • At the tube a group of dipsomaniacs chose to come to a halt right in front of ticket barrier I was trying to get through.

dipsomaniacal

adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In that time, he's chronicled the carnage of teenage psychopaths and femme fatales, dipsomaniacal tramps and millionaire dope fiends.
  • But although New Yorkers tell tales about great aunts and dipsomaniacal uncles carried off to Bellevue, and the guides on Circle Line tour boats describe it as a mental institution, Bellevue is a general hospital.
  • This prefigured emerging gendered notions of intemperance which regarded drunkenness as basically a male vice that afflicted women through the abuse visited upon them by dipsomaniacal husbands and fathers.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from Greek dipso- (from dipsa 'thirst') + -mania.

Palabras que riman con dipsomania

Albania, balletomania, bibliomania, crania, egomania, erotomania, kleptomania, Lithuania, Lusitania, mania, Mauritania, megalomania, miscellanea, monomania, nymphomania, Pennsylvania, Pomerania, pyromania, Rainier, Romania, Ruritania, Tasmania, Transylvania, Urania

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Saltos de línea: dipso|mania

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