Example sentences for: alcoholics

How can you use “alcoholics” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As the child of an "enabler" and a "rageaholic," as well as an "ACOA (Adult Child of Alcoholics)," Clinton became a chronic "musterbator," a boy who overachieved in order to win the "unconditional love" that was missing at home.

  • Had he written you about an abnormal drinking habit, you might have sent him to Alcoholics Anonymous.

  • As adult children of alcoholics, sons of deadbeat dads, witnesses to battered-spouse syndrome, and victims of every sort of paddling and walloping and thwacking, Republicans are no longer ceding ground to Bill Clinton when it comes to feeling the pain of a dysfunctional nation.

  • Native peoples and Inuit prefer to mount their own campaigns against alcoholism, the legacy of centuries of colonial abuse, as an alternative to reliance on government-run Alcoholics Anonymous groups.

  • Ronald Reagan has never transcended the patterns of denial common to the children of alcoholics, and that, she pronounces, is bad.


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