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crapulous

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Etymology

Latin crapulentus, crapulosus; compare French crapuleux; see crapula.

Adjective

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Positive
crapulous

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  1. Surcharged with liquor; alcoholism; sick from excessive indulgence in drinking or eating; drunk; given to excesses
  2. Characterized by excessive eating or drinking; debauched; intemperate.
  3. Having a stomach upset by too much drinking.

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Quotations

  • "It is always the crapulous individual that best executes the infamous deed" - de Sade, The 120 Days of Sodom

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