Definition of drunkenness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrəNGkənˌnəs/


The state of being intoxicated; intoxication: a growing problem of drunkenness
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  • Drinking tends to take place outside the family unit and drunkenness in pubs is often tolerated, even expected.
  • He said that one of the reasons for a rise in drunkenness was that people no longer checked the strength, or measurement, of their drinks.
  • The crazy drunkenness that had already ensued and carried into the night ended what would be a momentous week for many.
intemperance, overindulgence, debauchery;

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Syllabification: drunk·en·ness

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