opiumism

[ oh-pee-uh-miz-uh m ]
/ ˈoʊ pi əˌmɪz əm /

noun

the addictive use of opium as a stimulant or intoxicant.
the pathological condition caused by the addictive use of opium.

Origin of opiumism

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British Dictionary definitions for opiumism

opiumism

/ (ˈəʊpɪəˌmɪzəm) /

noun

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