temulency

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin temulentia.

Noun[edit]

temulency (uncountable)

  1. Intoxication, drunkenness
    • 2002, Grant Jarrett, More Towels: In Between the Notes, iUniverse (2002), →ISBN, page 65:
      Then, as quickly as was possible given our shared temulency, we staggered into the living room.
    • 1660, Jeremy Taylor, Ductor Dubitantium, or the Rule of Conscience
      vilenesses they commit in their wine (meaning when they know not what they do) for the deeds themselves so ignorantly committed they find pardon amongst wise judges, but for their temulency a condemnation

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