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Drunken or intoxicated.‘those young sots with the ebrious faces’
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘I don't intend to be in a particularly ebrious state throughout this weekend.’
- ‘Ebrious moroseness, another variety of a state preceding drunkenness, is met with more in the rich.’
- ‘About half past six in the evening, an ebrious individual applied for towels, in company with another who seemed sober.’
- ‘He was probably drunk when he said that, or at least fled from a sober condition to an ebrious one since nothing was happening.’
- ‘Guests in an ebrious state will not be accommodated.’
Mid 16th century: from Latin ebrius + -ous.
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