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1. drunkenness

noun. ['ˈdrʌŋkənnəs'] a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.

Synonyms

  • sottishness
  • inebriation
  • temporary state
  • insobriety
  • intoxication
  • inebriety
  • tipsiness

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • temperance
  • somberness
  • sombreness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • drunken (English)

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Rhymes with Drunkenness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with drunkenness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wine goblets were carved out of amethyst as they were thought to be an anecdote against drunkenness.

Quotes about drunkenness


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

2. Writing a novel is one of those modern rites of passage, I think, that lead us from an innocent world of contentment, drunkenness, and good humor, to a state of chronic edginess and the perpetual scanning of bank statements.
- J. G. Ballard

2. drunkenness

noun. ['ˈdrʌŋkənnəs'] 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.

Synonyms

  • inebriation
  • alcoholism
  • drug addiction
  • white plague

Antonyms

  • sobriety
  • stodginess
  • sincerity
  • earnestness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • drunken (English)

3. drunkenness

noun. ['ˈdrʌŋkənnəs'] the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.

Synonyms

  • boozing
  • intemperateness
  • crapulence
  • drinking
  • drink
  • intemperance

Antonyms

  • restraint
  • wakefulness
  • sleepiness
  • abstain

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • drunken (English)
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