Synonyms for drunkenness


1. drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobriety, temporary state
usage: a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
2. alcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriation, drunkenness, drug addiction, white plague
usage: habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
3. drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence, intemperance, intemperateness
usage: the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"
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