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caffeinism

[ka-fee-niz-uh m, 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.
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Origin of caffeinism

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

(kă-fēnĭz′əm, kăfē-)
n.
  1. 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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