Dipsomania


dipsomaniac1Dipsomania, as heard on an episode of “All Creatures Great and Small”, means:

A recurring compulsion to drink alcoholic beverages to excess. Source: Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012.

 

dipsomanaic2Etymology: from the Greek: dipsa, meaning “thirst” + mania, meaning “madness”. Source: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/dipsomaniac

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