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  • n. A pathological craving for or addiction to narcotics or alcohol.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A morbid craving for some narcotic drug.

Etymologies

narco- + -mania. Reportedly coined by Dr. Norman S. Kerr in his book Inebriety (1865). (Wiktionary)

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