Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The habit or practice of using chloral.
  • noun A diseased state of the system marked by varying symptoms arising from the incautious or habitual use of chloral. In extreme cases it is marked by moral degradation similar to that which characterizes alcoholism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A morbid condition of the system resulting from excessive use of chloral.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine A morbid condition of the system resulting from excessive use of chloral.

Etymologies

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chloral +‎ -ism

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