Origin of drunken
SYNONYMS FOR drunken
Related formsdrunk·en·ly, adverbdrunk·en·ness, nounhalf-drunk·en, adjectiveun·drunk·en, adjective
Examples from the Web for drunkenness
On the other hand there is this to be said for it, that it is seldom found, like drunkenness, to develop into a habit.
But occasional acts of drunkenness, if the seaman in other respects performs his duty, will not deprive him of his wages.The Seaman's Friend|Richard Henry Dana
Drunkenness is not heresy, Clement, that a whole sermon should be preached against it.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
Drunkenness, riot and brawling were the order, there, every night and nearly all night long.The Prince and The Pauper, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Our primitive ancestors deliberated on every thing twice—in drunkenness, and in sobriety; and then they acted.