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withdrawal symptoms

noun [plural] uk   us  
the unpleasant physical and mental effects that result when you stop doing or taking something, especially a drug, which has become a habit: He was suffering from all the classic withdrawal symptoms associated with giving up heroin.figurative humorous I haven't seen any TV for over a week and I'm having withdrawal symptoms.
Translations of “withdrawal symptoms”
in Chinese (Traditional) 脫癮癥狀, (尤指)戒毒反應…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脱瘾症状, (尤指)戒毒反应…
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