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VanPelt

(noun) The deceptive and deceitful nature of alcoholism, where the allure of drinking promises pleasure and escape, but instead leads to illusions and false gratifications; an unreliable friend who constantly lets you down; from Lucie VanPelt, who repeatedly pulls the…

Insochin

(noun) The torment and anguish experienced by someone struggling with alcohol addiction, trapped in a vicious cycle of intoxication and withdrawal; the physical and emotional pain caused by the dependence on alcohol; from Latin “insobrium” (drunkenness) and Romanian “chin” (torment).…

Gratiadeptio

(noun) The profound and conscious act of attaining or achieving gratitude in recovery; the recognition and appreciation of the blessings, personal growth, and positive changes experienced as a result of sobriety; a deliberate shift in mindset towards gratitude and the…

Relatiosalus

(noun) The establishment and cultivation of healthy, supportive relationships in recovery; the healing of familial, social, and romantic bonds damaged by addiction; the creation of a supportive network that fosters accountability, understanding, and trust; from Latin “relatio” (relationship) and “salus”…

Communitasrenascor

(noun) The communal spirit and collective rebirth experienced within the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous; the shared transformation, renewal, and resurgence of hope and purpose that arise from mutual support and working the twelve steps together; from Latin “communitas” (community) and…

Detolib

(noun) The transformative process of breaking free from the physical and psychological hold of alcohol addiction. It signifies not only the essential phase of detoxification but also the establishment of self-control and mastery over cravings and withdrawal symptoms during the…

Amnivre

(noun) The passage of time during periods of inebriation and active alcohol addiction; the retrospective reflection on lost opportunities, regrets, and wasted moments experienced by individuals in recovery; from “amnesia” (a condition that causes gaps in memory) and French “ivre”…

Sobritotus

(noun) The state of sobriety and abstinence from alcohol, characterized not only by the absence of intoxication, but by a total life-change; clarity of mind, emotional stability, improved overall well-being, and the cultivation of healthy coping mechanisms and life skills…