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white plague

Primary Meanings of white plague

1.
n
involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
2.
n
an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
Full Definitions of white plague
1

n involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

Synonyms:
consumption, phthisis, pulmonary tuberculosis, wasting disease
Type of:
T.B., TB, tuberculosis
infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
2

n an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)

Synonyms:
drug addiction
Types:
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alcohol addiction, alcoholism, drunkenness, inebriation
habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
cocaine addiction
an addiction to cocaine
heroin addiction
an addiction to heroin
caffein addiction
an addiction to caffein
nicotine addiction
an addiction to nicotine
Type of:
addiction, dependance, dependence, dependency, habituation
being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

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