drunkenness


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Synonyms for drunkenness

Synonyms for drunkenness

the condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor

Synonyms for drunkenness

a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol

the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

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Pittacus was the author of some laws, but never drew up any form of government; one of which was this, that if a drunken man beat any person he should be punished more than if he did it when sober; for as people are more apt to be abusive when drunk than sober, he paid no consideration to the excuse which drunkenness might claim, but regarded only the common benefit.
Now he thought of Martha's arrival, of the drunkenness among the workers and his own renunciation of drink, then of their present journey and of Taras's house and the talk about the breaking-up of the family, then of his own lad, and of Mukhorty now sheltered under the drugget, and then of his master who made the sledge creak as he tossed about in it.
Jerry did not know drunkenness, but he did know unfairness; and it was with raging indignation that he knew it.
He thought that the time had not yet arrived to divulge to his master what had taken place between the detective and himself; and, in the account he gave of his absence, he simply excused himself for having been overtaken by drunkenness, in smoking opium at a tavern in Hong Kong.
His long separation from humanity, his secret vice of drunkenness, his evident sympathy with the Beast People, tainted him to me.
The dishonest conduct of the son of a dishonest father, the misconduct of a woman who had fallen into bad company, a drunkard's relapse into drunkenness, and so on are actions that seem to us less free the better we understand their cause.
If, regardless of that counsel, you choose to make a beast of yourself now, and over-eat and over-drink yourself till you turn the good victuals into poison, who is to blame if, hereafter, while you are suffering the torments of yesterday's gluttony and drunkenness, you see more temperate men sitting down to enjoy themselves at that splendid entertainment which you are unable to taste?
Liquor laws--State and/or local liquor law violations except drunkenness and driving under the influence.
That drunkenness of the senses that long ago aspired to a total experience has changed now into a flow of diverse currents similar to those rays or lines that extend beyond the edges of some of Guzman's paintings (e.
A major concern was that mixing energy drinks with alcohol could lead to 'wide-awake drunkenness', where caffeine masks the feeling of drunkenness but does not decrease actual alcohol-related impairment.
Police and organisers took the decision to ban alcohol at next month's festival following a number of complaints about drunkenness and antisocial behaviour at last year's three-day event.
Police Chief Constable Mike Craik said: "Last year Northumbria Police ran two successful campaigns targeting drunkenness, violence and disorder.
Arrests for disorder shot up by 72% and for drunkenness by 31% in the four months from May to August.
Gerald Callahan argued that the trial court erred by not allowing him to present evidence of his drunkenness as part of his defense, but the 2nd District Court of Appeal disagreed, and added that Callahan could justly have been convicted of first-degree murder based on the evidence.
Although the police already have powers to charge offenders with being drunk and disorderly the new law will remove the time-consuming process of proving drunkenness.