narcomania (n.) 1887, from NARCO- (Cf. narco-) + MANIA (Cf. mania).

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  • narcomania — noun A pathological craving for or addiction to narcotics or alcohol. A. S. Sholomovich reported in 1925 that two institutions for child narcotic addicts and eight out patient clinics for three forms of narcomania alcohol, cocaine, and morphia… …   Wiktionary

  • narcomania — narcomaniac /nahr keuh may nee ak /, n. narcomaniacal /nahr koh meuh nuy euh keuhl/, adj. /nahr keuh may nee euh/, n. Psychiatry. abnormal craving for a drug to deaden pain. [1885 90; NARCO + MANIA] * * * …   Universalium

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  • narcomania — nar·co·ma·nia mā nē ə n an uncontrollable desire for narcotics …   Medical dictionary

  • narcomania — pl.f. narcomanie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • narcomania — uncontrollable craving for narcotics Manias and Obsessions …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • narcomania — nÉ‘rkÉ™ meɪnɪə / nɑːk n. insanity resulting from drug use; strong desire for pain relieving drugs (Psychiatry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • narcomania — nar·co·mania …   English syllables

  • narcomania — ˌnärkə+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from narc + mania : uncontrollable desire for narcotics …   Useful english dictionary

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