drunken

[druhng-kuhn]
adjective
1.
intoxicated; drunk.
2.
given to drunkenness.
3.
pertaining to, caused by, or marked by intoxication: a drunken quarrel.

Origin:
variant of drunk adj. and past participle

drunkenly, adverb
drunkenness, noun
half-drunken, adjective
undrunken, adjective


1. inebriated, tipsy, fuddled, besotted.


1. sober.


See drunk.
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drunken (ˈdrʌŋkən)
 
adj
1.  intoxicated with or as if with alcohol
2.  frequently or habitually drunk
3.  (prenominal) caused by or relating to alcoholic intoxication: a drunken brawl
 
'drunkenly
 
adv
 
'drunkenness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

drunken
pp. of drunk. Meaning "inebriated" was in O.E. druncena; meaning "habitually intoxicated" is from 1540s.
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Example sentences
Many of the symptoms of hypothermia resemble those of a drunken stupor:
  sleepiness, clumsiness, confusion and even slurred speech.
They regularly guzzle the equivalent of about nine drinks a night-though they
  don't display what we'd consider drunken behavior.
From tipsy tree shrews to drunken monkeys, the primate lineage crawls with
  critters getting high off the hooch.
Drunken fights and petty theft occurred alongside the anger over poverty and
  police brutality.
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