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Synonyms for drunkenness

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  1. drunkennessnoun


  2. drunkennessnoun

    A state of being drunk


Princeton's WordNet

  1. drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobrietynoun

    a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol

    drinking, inebriety, alcohol addiction, inebriation, poisoning, intoxication, drink, insobriety, alcoholism, tipsiness, boozing, crapulence, toxic condition

    soberness, sobriety

  2. alcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriation, drunkennessnoun

    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

    drinking, inebriety, alcohol addiction, dipsomania, inebriation, potomania, intoxication, drink, insobriety, alcoholism, boozing, crapulence, tipsiness

    soberness, sobriety

  3. drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulencenoun

    the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

    "drink was his downfall"

    alcohol addiction, inebriation, swallow, tipsiness, potable, imbibing, intoxication, crapulence, insobriety, alcoholism, drinkable, drink, imbibition, drinking, inebriety, deglutition, beverage, boozing

    soberness, sobriety

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drunkennessnoun

    intoxication, inebriety, ebriety

  2. drunkennessnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drunkennessnoun

    intoxication, inebriety, inebriation, ebriety, ebriosity, debauch, excitement, frenzy, inflammation

    sobriety, temperance, abstinence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "drunkenness":

    intoxication, exhilaration, drunk, lust

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  1. Bertrand Russell:

    Drunkenness is temporary suicide.

  2. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Drunkenness is nothing but voluntary madness.

  3. Bradley Boekeloo:

    The study does suggest that parent involvement in their kids ’ free time through monitoring of unstructured activity is very important to preventing youth drunkenness and smoking.

  4. John Boswell:

    The New Testament takes no demonstrable position on homosexuality. To suggest that Paul's references to excesses of sexual indulgence involving homosexual behavior are indicative of a general position in opposition to same-sex eroticism is as unfounded as arguing that his condemnation of drunkenness implies opposition to the drinking of wine.

  5. William Penn:

    All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.

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