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Definition of the noun absinthism
What does absinthism mean as a name of something?
- The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinth.
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The Story of World Liquors (2015)
Absinthism is a disorder associated with the habitual abuse of Absinthe. According to reports, the symptoms include hallucinations, insomnia, tremors, and convulsions. It is widely known that artists like Van Gogh died from epileptic seizures ...
by Jan Dirk Blom
Absinthism. and. Hallucinations. The term absinthism is indebted to the French noun absinthe, which in turn derives from the Greek noun apsinthion (wormwood ). It has various connotations, referring either to the habitual ingestion of absinth or ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Absinthism • Absorption Coefficient 6 Absinthism An addiction to absinthe. Absinthium The common wormwood. Artemisia absinthium, a bitter plant used as a stomachic tonic, anthelmintic, and flavoring in alcohol beverage. Absolute Alcohol ...
A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen
Without thujone, absinthe is no more dangerous than ordinary spirits and its nonalcoholrelated psychoactive properties exaggerated absinthism Poisoning with absinthe, popular in findesiècle France, which had a toxin, thujone, which was ...
by Random House
truism, Whiggism, Yogism; absinthism, actinism, acrotism, activism, alarmism, albinism, algorism, altruism, amorphism, anarchism, aneurysm, Anglicism, animism, aphorism, archaism, asterism, atavism, atheism, atomism, Atticism, barbarism, ...
Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
__-----~~~~ * ACAPNIA Absinthism ab- sinth'-izm. A disease showing mental deterioration and ACC ...
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
Chronic use, however, had terriblesideeffects (brain damage; so-called absinthism) (Schmidt1915). It is still unclear whetherabsinthism was dueto thethujone or to other ingredients (e.g.,heavy metal salts)(Proksch and Wissinger -Gräfenhahn ...
by Spencer Thomson
its effects are thus described : — Absinthism. According to Dr Emile Decaisne, the consumption of absinth has of late years increased to an enormous ...
by Donald Venes, MD
absinthism (ab'sin-thizm) [absinthe + -ism] Deterioration of the nervous system following excessive use of absinthe. absolute (ab”s6-loot') [L. absolvere, to set free] 1. Unrestricted, complete, total. 2.
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1I1N1T1H4I1S1M3
The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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