krapula

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Finnish[edit]

(index kr)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crapula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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krapula

  1. A hangover caused by drinking too much alcohol.
    Heräsin hirveässä krapulassa.
    I woke up with a horrible hangover.
  2. (by extension) Withdrawal symptoms caused by the wear-off of other intoxicants or medication.
  3. (by extension, often followed by a specifying adjective) Repentance, contrition.
    moraalinen ~ moral hangover
    Fyysisen krapulan lisäksi kärsin koko päivän moraalisesta krapulasta.
    In addition to physical hangover, I suffered all day from moral hangover.

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Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish the word "krapula" and its derivatives refer exclusively to the state of hangover, whereas in English "crapula" refers more widely to the consequences of overdrinking and overeating.

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