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morphinomania

n.

"mad craving for morphine," 1882; see morphine + mania.

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Examples from the Web for morphinomania

Historical Examples

  • Wetterstrand, out of fourteen cases, records eleven cures of morphinomania.

    Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death

    Frederick W. H. Myers

  • But the patient's condition seems equally to exclude the idea of morphinomania.

    The Mystery of 31 New Inn

    R. Austin Freeman