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caffeinism

[ka-fee-niz-uh m, kaf-ee-niz-, kaf-ee-uh-] /kæˈfi nɪz əm, ˈkæf iˌnɪz-, ˈkæf i ə-/
noun
1.
chronic toxicity caused by excessive intake of caffeine, characterized by anxiety, irritability, palpitations, insomnia, and digestive disturbances.
Origin of caffeinism
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; caffeine + -ism
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caffeinism caf·fein·ism (kā-fē'nĭz'əm, kāf'ē-, kāf'ē-ə-)
n.
A toxic condition marked by diarrhea, elevated blood pressure, rapid breathing, heart palpitations, and insomnia, caused by excessive ingestion of coffee and other caffeine-containing substances.

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