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1. Stupefied from or as if from drink.
2. Tending to drink excessively.

sot′tish·ly adv.
sot′tish·ness n.


the state of being sottish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sottishness - stupefaction from drink
drunkenness, inebriety, insobriety, tipsiness, intoxication, inebriation - a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
2.sottishness - lack of restraint in use of alcohol
unrestraint - the quality of lacking restraint
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35) From this perspective, a privileged New Englander who had been baptized, attended worship, and lived an upright life was no better off eternally than the "millions groveling in ignorance, in sottishness and pollution.
If your name is well enough known to be taken, then it's likely to be so in vain, or misspelled; vanity and sottishness and the deep paralysis of repetition await those who truly succeed.
Fawn Brodie's psychohistory of the man was more illuminating, about his dwarfish libido and petty sottishness and miserable family, than the MTV jump-cuts we get from the movie.