drunkalogue


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drunkalogue

(drŭngk′ŭ-lŏg) [Fm drunk + (di)alogue]
A colloquial term for a personal history of one's addiction to alcohol and its consequences, often recited at a meeting with other alcoholics. The recital is often used for therapeutic purposes, e.g., it defines the speaker as an alcoholic and details the ways in which alcoholism has harmed or continues to harm the person seeking freedom from its effects.