alcohol abuse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alcohol abuse excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks
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Usage

In literature:

The abuse was aggravated by too much alcohol consumption but it wasn't entirely unwanted.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
Alcohol, its use and abuse, 257.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
Their observance may make even the abuse of alcohol tolerable.
"How to Camp Out" by John M. Gould
The natives' craving for alcohol is often abused by unscrupulous whites.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
The field of vision was not much reduced but manifested a few peculiarities, due no doubt to the abuse of alcohol.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
But, more than these, the waste of human life has been abridged by the sweeping reform effected in regard to the abuse of alcohol.
"1931: A Glance at the Twentieth Century" by Henry Hartshorne
In many instances it was apparent that alcoholic abuse had grown out of poverty.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
A source for pamphlets, books, and charts on drug and alcohol abuse, chemical awareness, and self-help.
"What Works: Schools Without Drugs" by United States Department of Education
Repeated exposure to cold and the abuse of alcohol were responsible for most of the other cases.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
The patient is apt to attribute his symptoms to the after effects of the abuse of alcohol.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
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In news:

Cultural stereotypes about Hispanics could impede Latino youth from seeking help for drug and alcohol abuse.
"Struggle for Intimacy in a Dysfunctional World" training sponsored by the Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council will be from 9 am to 4 pm on Oct 19 and Oct 26.
"On the day of the accident, there's no dispute that they illegally transported and possessed alcohol and ultimately abused it on the property," said Douglas Fox, Kraft 's attorney.
The troubled actress reportedly suffers from emotional issues and alcohol dependence stemming from sexual abuse by Chinese army officers.
A Jacksonville college is asking the city for a liquor license in hopes of curbing alcohol abuse on campus.
"Jack was always a heavy alcohol-and-pills abuser," she goes on.
Malicious adults use drugs, alcohol to abuse kids.
Whether it's the scourge of alcoholism and drug abuse, or whether it's a never ending yearning to consume mass amounts of food, excess is our fave.
Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse-Coastal Bend raises funds at annual dinner.
The Marine Corps Times, an independent newspaper, reported earlier this year that Marine leaders believe alcohol abuse is at the heart of societal problems inside the Corps and have begun a counseling program.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The physiology chair at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans has been named to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Do you think drug testing high school and junior high students is an effective way to deter students from abusing illegal drugs and alcohol.
Jessica Cleveland faces two charges of enabling child sexual abuse and furnishing alcoholic beverages to a person under the age of 21.
For the past 23 years, the month of September has been set aside by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to observe National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (www.recoverymonth.gov).
They just have one hour to prepare and serve about 50 to 60 homeless people at one of the meeting venues of the Beacon House Association, an alcohol and drug abuse treatment center in San Pedro.
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