addiction

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someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction addict , freak , junkie , junky , nut
habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms alcohol addiction , alcoholism , drunkenness , inebriation
addiction to caffein caffein addiction
addiction to cocaine cocaine addiction
English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859) De Quincey , Thomas De Quincey
addiction to substance dependence
drug addiction dependence , narcotism
alcohol or drug addiction dependence , substance abuse
treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances detoxification
synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction dolophine hydrochloride , fixer , methadon , methadone , methadone hydrochloride , synthetic heroin
addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug) drug addiction , white plague
drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction drug of abuse , street drug
narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction hard drug
addiction to heroin heroin addiction
opium addiction meconism
drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction narcotic
addiction to nicotine nicotine addiction
drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction soft drug
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