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crapulent

[krap-yuh-luh nt] /ˈkræp yə lənt/
adjective
1.
sick from gross excess in drinking or eating.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Latin crāpulentus drunk, derivative of Latin crāpula drunkenness < Greek kraipálē drunkenness, a hangover; see -ent
Related forms
crapulence, crapulency, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crapulence

crapulent

/ˈkræpjʊlənt/
adjective
1.
given to or resulting from intemperance
2.
suffering from intemperance; drunken
Derived Forms
crapulence, noun
crapulently, crapulously, adverb
crapulousness, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin crāpulentus drunk, from Latin crāpula, from Greek kraipalē drunkenness, headache resulting therefrom
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Word Origin and History for crapulence

crapulent

adj.

1650s, from Latin crapulentus "very drunk," from crapula "excessive drinking" (see crapulous). Related: Crapulence.

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crapulence in Medicine

crapulence crap·u·lence (krāp'yə-ləns)
n.

  1. Sickness caused by excessive eating or drinking.

  2. Excessive indulgence; intemperance.

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