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Definition of the noun absinthism

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  1. The condition of being poisoned by the excessive use of absinth.

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Google previewThe Story of World Liquors (2015)

by HRI

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

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 ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

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 ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

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, ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

__-----~~~~ * ACAPNIA Absinthism ab- sinth'-izm. A disease showing mental deterioration and ACC ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

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 ...

Google previewA dictionary of domestic medicine and household surgery. Revised (1866)

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 ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

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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