bibacity

bibacity

the state of being given to excessive drinking of alcohol. — bibacious, adj.
See also: Alcohol
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2 See Lu Cai's preface to Wang Ji ji, for an account of Wang Ji's expertise in wine-related matters, and of his intemperate bibacity. In several personal letters, Wang Ji also writes openly about his heavy drinking; see for example, in Wenji, "Da Cishi Du Zhisong shu" (134-35), "Da Chushi Feng Zihua shu" (147-50), and "Da Cheng Daoshi shu" (157-59).