drunkenness

drunkenness(
druhng
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kihn
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nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (state of intoxication)
a. la borrachera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In his drunkenness, the old man mooned a bus full of school children.En su borrachera, el viejito le enseñó el trasero a un autobús lleno de niños.
b. la embriaguez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
Juliana was arrested for public drunkenness.Juliana fue detenida por embriaguez pública.
c. la mona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
When my drunkenness went away, I started walking home.Cuando se me fue la mona, comencé a caminar a casa.
2. (alcohol addiction)
a. el alcoholismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Hal's family staged an intervention to deal with his drunkenness.La familia de Hal hizo una intervención para lidiar con su alcoholismo.
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drunkenness [ˈdrʌŋkənnɪs]
noun
(state) borrachera (f); embriaguez (f) (formal); (habit, problem) alcoholismo (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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