How to use Drunken in a sentence
Martha, who I failed to forgive when she stumbled in one drunken moment of need, was gone forever.
The faithful talking with tongues were taken by bystanders for drunken men, but intoxicated men do not talk in languages of which they are normally ignorant.2 Paul on the whole discouraged glossolaly.
Pierre continued, in French, to persuade the officer not to hold that drunken imbecile to account.
The union proved childless and unhappy, and in 1780 the countess fled for refuge from her husband's drunken violence to a convent in Florence, where Charles had been residing since 1 774.
In his private life Ranjit Singh was selfish, avaricious, drunken and immoral, but he had a genius for command and was the only man the Sikhs ever produced strong enough to bind them together.Advertisement
Having taken the drunken Silenus back to his youthful charge Dionysus, he was rewarded by the god with the power of transforming everything he touched into gold.
The medieval Jews also held that there is a cardiac demon in wine which takes possession of drunken men; and the Mahommedan prohibition of wine-drinking is based on a similar superstition.
Moreover, even after discounting the bias of his enemies, there is evidence to prove that his championship of the Church was not the outcome of his zeal for Christianity; for he was notoriously drunken, unchaste, avaricious and almost insanely ambitious.
In later times they are often represented drawing the car of Dionysus, or bound and ridden by Eros, in allusion to their drunken and amorous habits.
In Steve's third floor room our drunken antics begin with an attempt to throw the TV out of the window.Advertisement
He meets up with Bernard during a drunken binge.
A full scale drunken brawl was in progress, no doubt.
There's just the very dark purple bruise on the inside of my left wrist of which the origin remains shrouded in drunken intrigue.
You know, if you think that Satan's man is a drunken bum, you've got it wrong.
Hoggard pops Malinga to slip off the arm, and the drunken clowns in the crowd are screaming no-ball every time he bowls.Advertisement
We follow this energetic bunch through the perils of drunken nights out and unprotected one-nighters, finishing up cross-legged in the G.U.M clinic.
People feel all kinds of ways, But nothing can substitute a drunken daze, Apart from Rage.
For all those of you yearning for a sordid account of drunken debauchery.
Who had been severely disfigured in a car accident that was the fault of a drunken driver.
For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.Advertisement
Lots of support coming from a slightly drunken granddad - which was ace!
Not much sign of them the night we were there, just a lot of very drunken Scots.
The word Amethyst comes from Greek and means " not drunken " .
When there is work to be done even drunken, turbulent or negligent men are given employment if they have the requisite physical vigor.
Gap years can be about more than just drunken nights out and shrinking bank accounts.Advertisement
O Shamsi Tabriz, I am so drunken in this world, That except of drunkenness and revelry I have no tale to tell.
You are less co-ordinated and can have slurred speech when you have drunken on average 4 pints.
Mark takes pains not to be bettered by any drunken fool who wants to take him on.
A group of eccentric aristocrats amuse and confuse each other through 24 hours of mistaken identity, faux infidelity and drunken frivolity.
The romances, the drunken frolics and the laughter are just as important as the squabbles - probably more so.
Well, what it's NOT is a drunken fumble at the firm's Christmas party.
We decided even in our drunken haze to head back for some kip.
To abandon this group of drunken idiots on an unknown island without supervision?
Two days later he found a man in the yard outside the same room " in a very indecent position with a drunken prostitute.
He felt the drunken lift judder to a halt.
The force of the throw sent the vamp spinning into three drunken louts walking by.
Fowler kills Mabel a drunken fan you to know.
The Chartists were dismissed as a drunken loutish mob.
One drunken driver can seriously injure four occupants of a car.
How strange it must have looked for the many drunken partygoers who stumbled past the queue.
Even the most drunken punter will realize that you can't play a tune you don't have!
The drunken rabble will then proceed to a variety of different hostelries before going for a curry.
From drunken aggression and petty offenses, to the much more sinister organized drug and prostitution rackets.
At dawn a naked man interrupted some of the Druid rituals, but his drunken revelry merely caused cheers and amusement.
These festivities became very riotous as people began to abandon themselves and became drunken and out of order.
Two drunken sailors in the audience last night said their singing sounded like a couple of parrots fighting.
For the second Bank Holiday running, police are mounting an operation across the county to tackle the scourge of drunken violence.
She reveals how the clothes can define a character, giving the example of Algren's rise from drunken slob to hardened warrior.
In Between Women a woman resists telling her best friend about a drunken snog she enjoyed with her soon to be husband.
After a drunken spree, a businessman is arrested and imprisoned for 15 years.
In a drunken stupor, Nic asks Jonny to record an album with him.
Lots of drunken thugs are ordinary people who got carried away on a bad night.
Not only is cricket the untapped male market, it is the last bastion of British drunken sporting tomfoolery.
Steady on... Speaking of drunken irresponsibility, it has to be said that the referee was a complete tosspot.
For company, rowdy youths sometimes play football near my feet and I have had a drunken tramp or two sit on my head.
Pauline upsets them both by claiming that a drunken trollop like Sonia shouldn't even be in charge of a dog.
Napoleon is a drunken runt obsessed with height and Robin Hood is an upper-class twit who hasn't a clue about poor people.
We have drunken yobs like the best of ' em.
Baxter describes him as full of animal spirits, "naturally of such a vivacity, hilarity and alacrity as another man is when he bath drunken a cup of wine too much," and notes his "familiar rustic carriage with his soldiers in sporting."
He divorced his first wife, a daughter of James MacDonnell, and treated his second, a sister of Calvagh O'Donnell, with gross cruelty in revenge for her brother's hostility; Calvagh himself, when Shane's prisoner, he subjected to continual torture; and Calvagh's wife, whom he made his mistress, and by whom he had several children, endured ill-usage at the hands of her drunken captor, who is said to have married her in 1565.
Among the natives, more especially of the interior, an innate restlessness which leads to a life of spasmodic nomadism, poverty, insufficient nourishment, an incredible improvidence which induces them to convert into intoxicating liquor a large portion of their annual crops, feasts of a semi-religious character which are invariably accompanied by prolonged drunken orgies, and certain superstitions which necessitate the frequent procuration of abortion, have contributed to check the growth of population.
The Riksdag ordinance of 1617 first converted a turbulent and haphazard mob of " riksdagmen," huddling together like a flock of sheep " or drunken boors," into a dignified national assembly, meeting and deliberating according to rule and order.
None of these was more quarrelsome than Napper Tandy, who was exceedingly conceited, and habitually drunken; his vanity was wounded to find himself of less account than Tone in the councils of the conspirators.
Timokhin, armed only with a sword, had rushed at the enemy with such a desperate cry and such mad, drunken determination that, taken by surprise, the French had thrown down their muskets and run.
Rostov remembered Sventsyani, because on the first day of their arrival at that small town he changed his sergeant major and was unable to manage all the drunken men of his squadron who, unknown to him, had appropriated five barrels of old beer.
In reply to his last question Pierre again explained who Makar Alexeevich was and how just before their arrival that drunken imbecile had seized the loaded pistol which they had not had time to recover from him, and begged the officer to let the deed go unpunished.
He swayed like a drunken man, taking some steps forward and back to save himself from falling.
Even the most drunken punter will realize that you ca n't play a tune you do n't have !
She reveals how the clothes can define a character, giving the example of Algren 's rise from drunken slob to hardened warrior.
Pauline upsets them both by claiming that a drunken trollop like Sonia should n't even be in charge of a dog.
Napoleon is a drunken runt obsessed with height and Robin Hood is an upper-class twit who has n't a clue about poor people.
A drunken man from Derwenlas... A weaver attacks a miner... The vicar 's son in trouble.
Some of the best-known dishes are Drunken Chicken, 1000-year-old eggs, hairy crab, and braised eel.
Well she resists arrest and spouts off drunken profanities to the police officers.
Former MTV reality show bad boy Jason Wahler was arrested recently for a drunken tirade involving shoes.
A string of photos of a drunken Aguilera stumbling around town with said dancer circled the gossip columns.
He has been a patient at the Betty Ford clinic due to alcoholism, and in 2007 a home video circulated on the internet depicting a drunken Hasselhoff laying on the floor shirtless, stammering and trying to eat a fast food cheeseburger.
WallCoo has a small assortment of Christmas wallpapers, including designs featuring a drunken Santa and a Santa who appears to have fallen from his sleigh into a large snow bank.
But as the festival became a tourist attraction, with drunken students who mostly couldn't bother with costumes, it lost much of its elegance.
Then, she came to visit recently, and all was wonderful, until a drunken fight occurred and she left early.
Significant accidents at the airfield included a drunken driving accident at one of the hangers and a bomber crash on the landing strip.
That all changed in 1995 when drunken brother A.J. rammed their car into a tree and Jason Quartermaine perished to a brain injury that destroyed his personality.
When she and Ryan eventually reunite, a drunken Volchok runs their car off the road.
Her ambitious mother abandoned her drunken father and the responsibility of family weighs heavily on Maria.
Tara's second season journey has her struggling with who she wants to be and living for a time with Mary Ann, a newcomer to town who seems to incite drunken orgies during her parties.
Phillip dated both Cricket and Nina, impregnating Nina in a drunken haze.
Of course, safety should always be a consideration when you're planning a night of drunken debauchery.
This allows the cast members to pursue whatever they want, whether that is education, an occupation, or spending a lot of time in a drunken stupor.
Ellen Tigh - Colonel Tigh's wife was a delicious mixture of drunken contradictions - she was loyal and wildly out of control.
Was it her drunken advances or the information I'd withheld from her?
I've got a contact for you but protect this like your girlfriend at a drunken frat party.
His son Elah had reigned only two years (like Ishbaal and Nadab) when he was slain in the midst of a drunken carousal by his captain Zimri.
In contrast with the drunken revels of the Greeks, Philo describes the sober enjoyment by the Therapeutae of the feast of Pentecost, or rather of the eve of that festival.
The coastmen were expert smugglers and wreckers, the agriculturists were ignorant and drunken, the parish clergy were slothful, in many cases intemperate, and largely given to fox-hunting.
His enemies asserted that he died in a low tavern in consequence of a drunken debauch of some days' duration.
In 1659 the massacre of several drunken Indians by the soldiers caused a general rising of the Indians, who unsuccessfully attacked the stockade, killing some of the soldiers and inhabitants, and capturing and torturing others.
With a friend, William Berry, he then bought a small country store, which soon failed chiefly because of the drunken habits of Berry and because Lincoln preferred to read and to tell stories - he early gained local celebrity as a story-teller - rather than sell; about this time he got hold of a set of Blackstone.
He flourished about 625 B.C. Several of the ancients ascribe to him the invention of the dithyramb and of dithyrambic poetry; it is probable, however, that his real service was confined to the organization of that verse, and the conversion of it from a mere drunken song, used in the Dionysiac revels, to a measured antistrophic hymn, sung by a trained body of performers.
During the procession a chant (also called eiresione) was sung, the text of which has been preserved in Plutarch (Theseus, '22) "Eiresione carries figs and rich cakes; Honey and oil in a jar to anoint the limbs; And pure wine, that she may be drunken and go to sleep."
Aaron wrote the Passion, in 10,000 verses (1802; often reprinted); the lyrical romances of Piram Tisbe (1808) and Sofronim si Hdriti (1821); and the humorous Leonat .i Dorofata, a satire on bad women and on drunken husbands, now a chapbook.
Gebhard was a drunken and licentious man, who owes his prominence rather to his surroundings than to his abilities.
Remember none of us likes to be rudely awakened from deep, drunken slumber at the Belfry.
The two drunken peasants followed them.
The gates and shops were all closed, only here and there round the taverns solitary shouts or drunken songs could be heard.
From an unfinished house on the Varvarka, the ground floor of which was a dramshop, came drunken shouts and songs.