Example sentences for: alcoholics

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

  • “Lithium was not effective in either depressed or non-depressed alcoholics in significantly reducing the numbers of subjects who were not abstinent, number of days of reported drinking, number of alcohol-related hospitalizations, severity of alcoholism, or severity of depression.”

  • 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.

  • On March 22, a man screen-named "Larry" made a posting to an on-line alcoholics support group in which he described how three years ago he murdered his five-year-old daughter.

  • 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.

  • Sheehy's psychological biography of the first lady is deemed old news by the critics ("compartmentalization, the need of children of alcoholics to please and Hillary the enabler, who feels closest to Bill when she's saving him from impending disaster") that will be of use only as a "compendium of all the previous reporting on the Clintons' marriage" for "people who have been trapped in a mine for the last few years" (Gail Collins, the New York Times Book Review ). The Washington Post 's "Reliable Source" column has had a field day pointing out factual errors in the book over the past few weeks.

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