caffeinism

[ ka-fee-niz-uhm, kaf-ee-niz-, kaf-ee-uh- ]

noun
  1. chronic toxicity caused by excessive intake of caffeine, characterized by anxiety, irritability, palpitations, insomnia, and digestive disturbances.

Origin of caffeinism

1
First recorded in 1885–90; caffeine + -ism

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