from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Dipsomania.
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- noun An intense and persistent desire to drink excessive amounts of alcoholic beverages.
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- noun an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
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It also, further, suffers from the same potomania that characterizes Marxist writings: a glaring paucity of clear thought and a tendency to use a thousand words instead of one.