Dipsomaniacal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Dipsomaniacal Of or pertaining to dipsomania.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dipsomaniacal Same as dipsomaniac.
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Usage

In literature:

And so passed a genius; but a dipsomaniac!
"London's Underworld" by Thomas Holmes
When the cup of tea came he drank it like a dipsomaniac gulping brandy.
"The Club of Queer Trades" by G. K. Chesterton
But the real reason was Turner's jealousy of him, the obsession of the dipsomaniac.
"The After House" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
You see splendid types; lots of dipsomaniacs .
"The Island Pharisees" by John Galsworthy
Nelda is the nymphomaniac sister, and Geraldine is the dipsomaniac.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
He is a dipsomaniac, you say.
"Doctor Luttrell's First Patient" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
It was generally believed that he was a dipsomaniac, sent to the west of Ireland to be cured.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
Why do they not ring the bell and remove the dipsomaniac prize-fighter?
"Eugenics and Other Evils" by G. K. Chesterton
And his son was a hunchback and a dipsomaniac.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
I know now that he really was a dipsomaniac of a somewhat unusual kind.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
As a psychologist I knew that Joe responded to the tala similarly to the way a human dipsomaniac does to alcohol.
"The Test Colony" by Winston Marks
The dipsomaniac, even if he escape the horrors of a death by delirium tremens, falls a victim to paralysis or heart disease.
"A Vindication of England's Policy with Regard to the Opium Trade" by Charles Reginald Haines
The father a dipsomaniac.
"813" by Maurice Leblanc
It was chiefly celebrated as a lunatic asylum, but it has an annex where dipsomaniacs and drug fiends are cared for.
"Who?" by Elizabeth Kent
The unfortunate woman was an erratic dipsomaniac.
"The Revellers" by Louis Tracy
For our purposes here, a dipsomaniac with a love craze and the opium habit is no use.
"By Wit of Woman" by Arthur W. Marchmont
Like the reformed dipsomaniac I was determined to see what I could do without it.
"The Red Mouse" by William Hamilton Osborne
I blame her no more than I blame a dipsomaniac; I bear her no ill-will for causing the one miscarriage in my plans.
"The Sixth Sense" by Stephen McKenna
This physician finds from the evidence that Poe was a dipsomaniac.
"The Critical Game" by John Albert Macy
The dipsomaniac was a man to be envied.
"The Journal of a Disappointed Man" by Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
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