crapulence


crapulence
crap·u·lence || 'kræpjʊləns n. nausea, sickness (caused by excessive drinking or eating)

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  • Crapulence — Crap u*lence ( ? lens), n. The sickness occasioned by intemperance; surfeit. Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crapulence — [krap′yo͞o ləns] n. 〚/span> CRAPULENT < LL crapulentus < L crapula: see CRAPULOUS〛 1. sickness caused by excess in drinking or eating 2. gross intemperance, esp. in drinking crapulent adj …   Universalium

  • crapulence — index dipsomania, greed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • crapulence — [krap′yo͞o ləns] n. [< CRAPULENT < LL crapulentus < L crapula: see CRAPULOUS] 1. sickness caused by excess in drinking or eating 2. gross intemperance, esp. in drinking crapulent adj …   English World dictionary

  • crapulence — Sarcastic remark about the value and merit of a cultural item movie, theatre, music, etc. This movie reeks of crapulence. That painting is crapulent …   Dictionary of american slang

  • crapulence — noun a) sickness or indisposition caused by excessive eating or drinking b) intemperance; debauchery; excessive indulgence …   Wiktionary

  • crapulence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor: drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, tipsiness. See DRUGS …   English dictionary for students

  • crapulence — crap·u·lence …   English syllables

  • crapulence — noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess drink was his downfall • Syn: ↑drink, ↑drinking, ↑boozing, ↑drunkenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑crapulous, ↑crapulent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crapulent — crapulence, crapulency, n. /krap yeuh leuhnt/, adj. sick from gross excess in drinking or eating. [1650 60; < LL crapulentus drunk, deriv. of L crapula drunkenness < Gk kraipále drunkenness, a hangover; see ENT] * * * …   Universalium


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