Definition of narcomania in English:

narcomania

noun

Medicine
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  • Originally (in the terminology of N. Kerr): uncontrollable craving for intoxication by alcohol or narcotic drugs (now disused). Later: addiction to or abuse of narcotic drugs.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Norman Kerr (1834–1899), physician and temperance advocate. From narco- + -mania.

Pronunciation

narcomania

/ˌnɑːkə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/