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opiumism

[oh-pee-uh-miz-uh m] /ˈoʊ pi əˌmɪz əm/
noun
1.
the addictive use of opium as a stimulant or intoxicant.
2.
the pathological condition caused by the addictive use of opium.
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opiumism

/ˈəʊpɪəˌmɪzəm/
noun
1.
(pathol) addiction to opium or a condition resulting from prolonged use of opium
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