Absinthism
Absinthism Ab"sin*thism, n. The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinth. [1913 Webster]

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  • absinthism — [ab′sinth iz΄əm, ab sinth′iz΄əm] n. a diseased condition caused by drinking too much absinthe * * * …   Universalium

  • absinthism — [ab′sinth iz΄əm, ab sinth′iz΄əm] n. a diseased condition caused by drinking too much absinthe …   English World dictionary

  • absinthism — noun The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinth …   Wiktionary

  • absinthism — ab·sin·thism ab sən .thiz əm, .sin n a diseased condition resulting from habitual excessive use of absinthe that contains oils of wormwood ab·sin·this·mic .ab sən thiz mik adj …   Medical dictionary

  • absinthism — æbsɪnðɪzm n. poisoning caused by excessive drinking of absinthe (alcoholic liqueur) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • absinthism — ab·sin·thism …   English syllables

  • absinthism —   , n. condition due to excessive consumption of absinthe …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • absinthism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • absinthism and hallucinations —    The term absinthism is indebted to the French noun absinthe, which in turn derives from the Greek noun apsinthion (wormwood). It has various connotations, referring either to the habitual ingestion of absinth or to a group of symptoms… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Absinthe — is traditionally a distilled, highly alcoholic (45% 75% ABV) beverage. It is an anise flavored spirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of the herb Artemisia absinthium , also called wormwood. Absinthe has a characteristic… …   Wikipedia

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