Definitions for "Alcoholism"
The disease caused by alcohol abuse that affects an alcoholic's physical health, emotional well-being and behavior. Alcoholism is characterized by a strong need or craving for alcohol, loss of control (not being able to stop drinking once drinking has begun), physical dependence, tolerance (need to drink greater amounts of alcohol to get "high") and withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety after alcohol consumption is stopped.
A condition of dependence on alcohol to the extent it damages a person's body, soul or relationships. Regular consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol thins the blood and will cause excessive bleeding in piercings.
A behavioural disorder in which consumption of alcoholic beverages is excessive and impairs health and social and occupational functioning; a physiological dependence on alcohol. See substance dependence.
Keywords:  terrible, toll, serious, danger, takes
a serious danger that takes a terrible toll
A diseased condition of the system, brought about by the continued use of alcoholic liquors.
Keywords:  fringe, seed, tree, grape
Grape (seed) and Fringe Tree.
Keywords:  rough, deal, word
a rough word to deal with
Keywords:  disability
a disability