Definition of pathological drunkenness
: acute excitement with confusion and hallucinosis manifested over a short period of time after the drinking of alcohol and by some considered to be an allergic reaction to alcohol
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up pathological drunkenness? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).