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Found 2 items, similar to drunkenness.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: drunkenness drunkenness n 1: a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol [syn: inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness] [ant: soberness] 2: Habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms [syn: alcoholism, alcohol addiction , inebriation] 3: the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; “drink was his downfall” [syn: drink, drinking, boozing, crapulence]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Drunkenness Drunkenness \Drunk"en*ness\, n. 1. The state of being drunken with, or as with, alcoholic liquor; intoxication; inebriety; -- used of the casual state or the habit. [1913 Webster] The Lacedemonians trained up their children to hate drunkenness by bringing a drunken man into their company. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. Disorder of the faculties, resembling intoxication by liquors; inflammation; frenzy; rage. [1913 Webster] Passion is the drunkenness of the mind. -- South. Syn: Intoxication; inebriation; inebriety. -- Drunkenness, Intoxication, Inebriation. Drunkenness refers more to the habit; intoxication and inebriation, to specific acts. The first two words are extensively used in a figurative sense; a person is intoxicated with success, and is drunk with joy. “This plan of empire was not taken up in the first intoxication of unexpected success.” --Burke.


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