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crap·u·lence

 (krăp′yə-ləns)
n.
1. Sickness caused by excessive eating or drinking.
2. Excessive indulgence; intemperance.

[From crapulent, sick from gluttony, from Late Latin crāpulentus, very drunk, from Latin crāpula, intoxication, from Greek kraipalē.]

crap′u·lent adj.
crap′u·lous adj.

crap•u•lous

(ˈkræp yə ləs)

adj.
1. characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating.
2. suffering from such excess.
[1530–40; < Late Latin crāpulōsus]
crap′u•lous•ly, adv.
crap′u•lous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crapulous - suffering from excessive eating or drinking; "crapulent sleep"; "a crapulous stomach"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"
2.crapulous - given to gross intemperance in eating or drinking; "a crapulous old reprobate"
gluttonous - given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink; "over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands"; "a gluttonous debauch"; "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

crapulous

adjective
Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Informal: cockeyed, stewed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
Translations
humalainenkrapulainenmässäileväylensyönyt

crapulous

[ˈkræpjʊləs] ADJ (frm) → crapuloso, ebrio
References in classic literature ?
There, under the impenetrable ALIAS of the number of his bed, the crapulous being lay for some more days unconscious of all things, and of one thing in particular: that the police were after him.
Nothing much happens in its crapulous and unsightly orgy.
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If you were said to be crapulous what would you be suffering from?
When your crapulous correspondent staggered through the drawbridge at Castle Couch last Friday evening - it could have been early Saturday morning - my good lady wife did not believe my tale of a beast called Royal Wedding obliging at Fontwell Park.