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d.t.'s

d.t.'s
D d

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dee-teez]
    • /ˈdiˈtiz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dee-teez]
    • /ˈdiˈtiz/

Definition of d.t.'s word

  • noun d.t.'s a withdrawal syndrome occurring in persons who have developed physiological dependence on alcohol, characterized by tremor, visual hallucinations, and autonomic instability. Abbreviation: d.t. 1

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Origin of d.t.'s

First appearance:

before 1813
One of the 40% newest English words
1813; < New Latin: trembling delirium

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Parts of speech for D.t.'s

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

d.t.'s popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for d.t.'s

noun d.t.'s

  • blues — a feeling of depression or deep unhappiness
  • delirium tremens — a severe psychotic condition occurring in some persons with chronic alcoholism, characterized by delirium, tremor, anxiety, and vivid hallucinations
  • despair — Despair is the feeling that everything is wrong and that nothing will improve.
  • despondency — Despondency is a strong feeling of unhappiness caused by difficulties which you feel you cannot overcome.
  • dumps — an accumulation of discarded garbage, refuse, etc.

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