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opiumism

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

Origin of opiumism

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opiumism

noun
  1. pathol addiction to opium or a condition resulting from prolonged use of opium
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