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Definition of Drunkenness


  1. The state of being drunken with, or as with, alcoholic liquor; intoxication; inebriety; -- used of the casual state or the habit.
  2. Disorder of the faculties, resembling intoxication by liquors; inflammation; frenzy; rage.

Drunkenness Quotations

Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
Bertrand Russell

If merely 'feeling good' could decide, drunkenness would be the supremely valid human experience.
William James

The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to.
P. J. O'Rourke

Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
Marguerite Duras

Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.
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Drunkenness Translations

drunkenness in Dutch is roes
drunkenness in German is Trunkenheit, Betrunkenheit
drunkenness in Italian is ebbrezza
drunkenness in Latin is crapula
drunkenness in Spanish is beodez, embriaguez
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