What is the difference between emboldened and drunk?

emboldened | drunk |


As adjectives the difference between emboldened and drunk

is that emboldened is having been made bold while drunk is in a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.

As verbs the difference between emboldened and drunk

is that emboldened is (embolden) while drunk is .

As a noun drunk is

a habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.

emboldened

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having been made bold.
  • They were emboldened by their great feat.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embolden)
  • drunk

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • In a state of intoxication caused by the consumption of excessive alcohol, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.
  • (usually followed by with or on) Elated or emboldened.
  • Drunk with power he immediately ordered a management reshuffle.
  • * Macaulay
  • drunk with recent prosperity
  • Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid.
  • * Bible, Deuteronomy xxxii. 42
  • I will make mine arrows drunk with blood.

    Synonyms

    * (intoxicated from alcohol) blitzed, drunken, ebrious, hammered, pissed, tipsy, wasted, smashed; see also

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from drunk) * drunkard * drunk as a skunk * drunk driver * drunk driving * drunken * drunkenness * punch drunk * drunk tank

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.
  • * 1971 , William S. Burroughs, The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead , page 10
  • Another drunk is sleeping in dangerous proximity to a brush fire.
  • A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.
  • * 1858 , "A Scarcity of Jurors—Cangemi's Third Trial," New York Times , 8 Jun., p. 4:
  • Gen. G. had been on a long drunk from July last until Christmas.
  • A drunken state.
  • * 2006 , Patrick McCabe, Winterwood , Bloomsbury 2007, p. 10:
  • Here – help yourself to another drop there, Redmond! By the time we've got a good drunk on us there'll be more crack in this valley than the night I pissed on the electric fence!

    Derived terms

    * cheap drunk * expensive drunk * good drunk

    Synonyms

    * (habitual drinker) alcoholic, drunkard, pisshead, piss artist, sot; see also

    Verb

    (head)
  • (Southern US) (drink)
  • English irregular past participles