as in alcoholism
habitual or excessive drinking of intoxicants unfortunately most of his time in college had been devoted to drunkenness and debauchery

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as in inebriation
the condition of being drunk officials warning that public drunkenness would not be tolerated, even during Mardi Gras

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“Drunkenness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drunkenness. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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