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alcoholic in Illness & disability topic

alcoholicalcoholic2 ●○○ noun [countable]  MIDRUNKsomeone who regularly drinks too much alcohol and has difficulty stopping
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alcoholicBy 1933 his career was over and he was broke and an alcoholic.Another inspiring figure was Keith Chegwin, who also showed great courage by admitting on television that he is an alcoholic.I usually have a drink or two after work, but I don't think I'm an alcoholic.It says Exxon recklessly contributed to the accident by knowingly placing an alcoholic in command of the supertanker.But it will not tell addiction professionals how to deal better with addicts and alcoholics.She was like a cured alcoholic who finds he can take a drink without again becoming addicted.Many alcoholics do not realize that they have a problem until it is too late.Fat droplet accumulation in acinar cells has been observed as the earliest morphologic alteration in the pancreas of alcoholics.Those who hung around bars after work all night were either singles or alcoholics.