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crapulous

[krap-yuh-luh s] /ˈkræp yə ləs/
adjective
1.
given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating.
2.
suffering from or due to such excess.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Late Latin crāpulōsus. See crapulent, -ous
Related forms
crapulously, adverb
crapulousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crapulous

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 crapulous
adj.

1530s, "sick from too much drinking," from Latin crapula, from Greek kraipale "hangover, drunken headache, nausea from debauching." The Romans used it for drunkenness itself. English has used it in both senses. Related: Crapulously; crapulousness.

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