English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dipsomania

Dipsomania :
drank zucht
- drank zucht
 

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Noun(1) an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

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(1) Blair spends much of the book whining about his dipsomania and sexually perverted thoughts.(2) These characters could inhabit an early Waugh but not a later one, where dipsomania is not a joke but a debilitating disease that wrecks lives.(3) He died of drink - not the social drinking which leads so often to ruin here - but the fiery, passionate dipsomania which is a common disease even in the very best circles of the Scandinavian countries.(4) Most of the world exists between the extremes of abstinence (Indonesia and Yemen bring up the rear) and the dipsomania of a Slovenia or a South Korea.(5) When he sings about his marauding dipsomania and the opposite sex tearing his heart from his body, then stamping and twisting their heel into his hyper-sensitive organ on the squalid street, it rings true.(6) He gossips about the dipsomania in town whilst tracking down and smashing stills.(7) But for Blairites to attack Brown for networking, briefing the press and installing placemen is a little like an alcoholic accusing a social drinker of dipsomania .(8) He suffered from dipsomania (excessive bouts of drinking) and died at the age of 42.(9) It's a beverage selection that neither Flandrau nor Fitzgerald, kindred spirits in dipsomania , would have approved of.(10) Did I mention I have fairly severe dipsomania ?(11) The good news is I was already in therapy because of her dipsomania , and it was a free program!(12) Alongside Faye Dunaway, Rourke trashed his glamorous image to drag the audience into an abyss of dipsomania .(13) But although New Yorkers tell tales about great aunts and dipsomaniacal uncles carried off to Bellevue, and the guides on Circle Line tour boats describe it as a mental institution, Bellevue is a general hospital.(14) Danny was downbeat and self-absorbed, reeling from one personal incident to the next like a ship without a compass, and his friends were a mixed bunch of dipsomaniacs and egotists.(15) Which, in my opinion, is better than having a reputation as a critical and vicious dipsomaniac .(16) In that time, he's chronicled the carnage of teenage psychopaths and femme fatales, dipsomaniacal tramps and millionaire dope fiends.
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Noun
1. potomania ::
potomania
2. alcoholism ::
alkoholisme
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dipsomania
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