methomania


methomania
A form of dipsomania. An abnormal craving for intoxicants. The befuddled condition of mind brought on by prolonged excessive use of intoxicants. State ex rel. Atty. Gen. v Savage, 89 Ala 1, 7 So 183.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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