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- n. The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinthe, that contain absinthe oil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The cachectic state produced by the use of absinthe (which see).
It produces a special affliction of the mind, which might be called absinthism.
→Validation of absinthism: added a humble but essential hyphen.
An analysis of the history of that level seem, in part, to be based on the assumption that there was a disorder of absinthism, it was caused by thujone, and the techniques available for analyzing thujone concentration overestimated its actual concentration.