Definition of "drunkenness" []

  • Intoxicated with or as if with alcohol (adjective)
  • Frequently or habitually drunk (adjective)
  • Caused by or relating to alcoholic intoxication (adjective)
  • A state of being drunk (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drunkenness" in a sentence
  • "Children are begotten in drunkenness, saturated in drink before they draw their first breath, born to the smell and taste of it, and brought up in the midst of it."
  • "There was no drunkenness, as drunkenness is ordinarily understood -- no staggering and rolling around, no befuddlement of the senses."
  • "The dismal and destructive ecstasy of drugs, of hammering rhythms, noise, and drunkenness is confronted with a bright ecstasy of light, of joyful encounter in"