a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
Ant: ↑soberness (for: ↑drunkenness)
Derivationally related forms: ↑tipsy (for: ↑tipsiness), ↑intoxicate (for: ↑intoxication), ↑inebriate (for: ↑inebriation), ↑drunken (for: ↑drunkenness)
Hypernyms: ↑temporary state
Hyponyms: ↑grogginess, ↑sottishness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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