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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.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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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