n a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
n habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
n the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
Arrest report: 6-18-14 Joshua Cole Harrison, 30, of 149 Ora Lane, was arrested on Highway 182 by LCSO June 14 and charged with public drunkenness and violation of probation. His court date is scheduled for July 2.
June 18, 2013 - The Commercial Dispatch
100 years ago in Bucks The Court called attention to the fact that it was the duty of constables to arrest drunken persons in public places. He said there was entirely too much drunkenness in our county in the various towns
June 16, 2013 - Bucks County Courier Times
Whitpain Township police briefs: Week of June 9 Public drunkenness … Sean Atkinson, 21, of Haddonfield, N.J., was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct May 30 at 2:58 a.m. at the Wawa, 1015 DeKalb Pike, police said. Atkinson was observed stumbling outside the store and as police spoke to him it was apparent that he was intoxicated, police said. During his arrest, officers found him in possession of a small amount of marijuana ...
June 15, 2013 - The Ambler Gazette
Craig Ferguson in Boston Globe To Life I say: Go slow, wait for me until the drunkenness dries in my glass......I have no role in what I was or who I will be......it is chance and chance has no name......I call the doctor 10 minutes before the death, 10 minutes are sufficient to... Mahmoud Darwish http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmoud_Darwish&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGk4M_e3w-I7NMuBvopE_dzk5deaA Ha'aretz http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/998376.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHV9EYE_xIda6aNub6WNYVvX_-dHw Jul 2, 2008
30630 39439 drunkenness When asked what he dreamed he'd be when he grew up, Ferguson said I always half expected I'd end up doing something in show business because it was tolerant of drunkenness and you could meet girls. But, you know, I'm married, and I'm 'teetotals,'...
Warren Snowdon in ABC Online This is just a giant beat-up coming from a journalist who was himself the subject of some concern because of his public display of drunkenness on national television,Mr Snowdon said.