HyperDic: drunkenness

English > 3 senses of the word drunkenness:
NOUNstatedrunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobrietya temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
statedrunkenness, alcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriationhabitual intoxication
actdrunkenness, drink, drinking, boozing, crapulencethe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
drunkenness > pronunciation
Soundsdrah'ngkahnnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > drunkenness: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.
Synonymsinebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobriety
NarrowergrogginessA dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
sottishnessstupefaction from drink
Broadertemporary stateA state that continues for a limited time
Oppositesoberness, sobrietyThe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
Spanishborrachera, ebriedad, embriaguez
Catalanborratxera, ebrietat, embriaguesa
Adjectivesdrunkengiven to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
English > drunkenness: 3 senses > noun 2, state
Meaninghabitual 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.
Synonymsalcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriation
Broaderdrug addiction, white plagueAn addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
Spanishalcoholismo
Catalanalcoholisme
English > drunkenness: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.
Synonymsdrink, drinking, boozing, crapulence
Narrowerdrinking boutA long period of drinking
Broaderintemperance, intemperatenessconsumption of alcoholic drinks
Spanishbeber, bebida
Catalanbeguda, beure, bevèrria

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