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drunken

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈdrʌŋ.kən/ disapproving us  
describes someone who is (often) under the influence of alcohol: She was convicted of murdering her drunken and allegedly violent husband. Just before midnight, the square filled up with drunken revellers.Drunkenness and sobriety describes a situation in which a lot of alcohol has been drunk: a drunken brawl He came home and fell into a drunken stupor (= sleep).Drunkenness and sobriety
drunkenly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He staggered drunkenly toward the door.Drunkenness and sobriety
drunkenness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
(Definition of drunken from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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