1. Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; — never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk

Be not drunk with wine, where in is excess.
Eph. v. 18.

Drunk with recent prosperity.

2. Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid.

I will make mine arrows drunk with blood.
Deut. xxxii. 42.

(Drunk), n. A drunken condition; a spree. [Slang]

(Drunk"ard) n. [Drunk + - ard.] One who habitually drinks strong liquors immoderately; one whose habit it is to get drunk; a toper; a sot.

The drunkard and glutton shall come to poverty.
Prov. xxiii. 21.

(Drunk"en) a. [AS. druncen, prop., that has drunk, p. p. of drincan, taken as active. See Drink, v. i., and cf. Drunk.]

1. Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by, spirituous liquor; inebriated.

Drunken men imagine everything turneth round.

2. Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched.

Let the earth be drunken with our blood.

3. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication.

The drunken quarrels of a rake.

(Drunk"en*head) n. Drunkenness. [Obs.]

(Drunk"en*ly), adv. In a drunken manner. [R.] Shak.

(Drunk"en*ness), n.

1. The state of being drunken with, or as with, alcoholic liquor; intoxication; inebriety; — used of the casual state or the habit.

The Lacedemonians trained up their children to hate drunkenness by bringing a drunken man into their company.
I. Watts.

2. Disorder of the faculties, resembling intoxication by liquors; inflammation; frenzy; rage.

Passion is the drunkenness of the mind.

Syn. — Intoxication; inebriation; inebriety. — Drunkenness, Intoxication, Inebriation. Drunkenness refers more to the habit; intoxication and inebriation, to specific acts. The first two words are extensively used in a figurative sense; a person is intoxicated with success, and is drunk with joy. "This plan of empire was not taken up in the first intoxication of unexpected success." Burke.

(Drunk"en*ship, Drunk"ship), n. The state of being drunk; drunkenness. [Obs.] Gower.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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