excessive drinking

See: dipsomania
References in classic literature ?
He assured me upon his honour "that he was not poisoned, but died of a bad fever by excessive drinking.
Chillip's own brain, under his potations of negus, to divert his attention from this topic to his own affairs, on which, for the next half-hour, he was quite loquacious; giving me to understand, among other pieces of information, that he was then at the Gray's Inn Coffee-house to lay his professional evidence before a Commission of Lunacy, touching the state of mind of a patient who had become deranged from excessive drinking.
In 2016, Pitt said that his excessive drinking became such a huge problem, and it was something that he didn't deal with immediately.
Humorous posters, beer mats and T-shirts, designed to make football fans smile but also warning of the dangers of excessive drinking, were distributed around licensed venues across the town.
LOSE WEIGHT FOR LOVE BBC1, 8pm Tanya Byron helps Bob and Jane, whose overeating and excessive drinking is making them so unhappy that it is threatening to drive them apart.
Barnard Danie Dasugo, Lipa City police chief, said Amadillo Custodio, 68, shot his son Dennis, 36, after the latter confronted him on his excessive drinking.
6 WATCH the booze: One or two glasses shouldn't hurt, but if you finish the bottle you could find your chances of heartburn soaring, as excessive drinking can relax the oesophageal muscles that normally keep the stomach contents down, causing reflux.
A complaint was lodged with the ASA objecting that the tweet was irresponsible because it encouraged excessive drinking.
The main concerns surround excessive drinking of alcohol and the use of pyrotechnics, or flares.
Excessive drinking is the third leading cause of death in the United States.
ACOUNCILLOR in Durham has backed a PS50,000 cash boost to students in an attempt to combat excessive drinking.
Binge drinking and excessive drinking is an issue that Ireland has a huge problem with.