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  • n. The marked tendency to consume alcoholic beverages in greater than normal quantities.


bibulous +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)


  • The fifty men who later accompanied Glaucia on his walk to the saepta were all invited to the party, but no women of any sort had been invited, and the result was a comedy remarkable only for its bibulousness and its biliousness.

    The First Man in Rome

  • If other endemic traits are less in evidence, notably gregariousness and bibulousness, it is because they were so brilliantly exemplified in Joyce's father.

    James Joyce


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