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  • adj. Extremely fatigued.
  • adj. Deeply asleep.
  • adj. Drunk.


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  • As a matter of fact, I think I'll held at least 3 positions in industries I've never actually worked in and have thus decided No. No.and Fuck No. My brain is doing the career shit while I'm zonked, which is awesome, because I have re-runs to watch on TiVo the other 6 hours of the day.

    haloaskew Diary Entry

  • For this, we surreptitiously captured live on audio two young men who we will call Zek and Zak, dressed in baggy clothes with baseball caps turned backwards, both feeling a little zonked out sitting around at a Mall.

    How To Find Yourself (or a reasonable facsimile)

  • The book's zonked philosophizing about the nature of reality wears a little thin, but Lethem's claustrophobic vision of a world where everything is connected and nothing is as it seems proves both funny and frightening.

    Chronic City: Summary and book reviews of Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem.

  • In a (more) libertarian world, would you object to a law stating ‘when getting zonked on meth you must render guns a little bit inaccessible with a safe or lock or whatever’?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » District Court Upholds Ban on Possessing Guns While an Illegal User of a Controlled Substance

  • In another photograph a young man, apparently zonked and naked from the waist up, assumes a Christ-like pose with his arms out, as his "mourners" support him above the snow.

    Shining a Light on Loss

  • But as she grew it became a challenge to snag my favorite seat before she had stretched out and zonked in it.

    Smart Solutions for Dealing with Dog Hair

  • He looks pretty good ... if totally zonked and both Colleen and I were incredibly happy to have this procedure over.

    Graham James: Harry Eyeball

  • Lily is my favorite dog in the world, mostly because she isn't like a dog at all: she's more like a guinea pig on stilts with an overly long tongue and a completely zonked out disposition.


  • Home at 3 AM, happy, zonked and surprisingly able to fall asleep within minutes -- the high of a successful evening receding into memory while the threat of an imminent wake up alarm seems crazy.

    Liz Neumark: Cooking Up a Storm!

  • I meant to do it last night but pretty much just fell into bed and zonked immediately.

    I'm Home and a Request


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  • Could it also be that our defiant devotion to our favorite stupefacient, combined with the effects of said stupefacient, invites us to dream up quasi-religious justifications for getting zonked four times a day as a sort of sacramental ritual? - Comment to an article in the North Coast Journal (Humboldt County, CA)

    July 12, 2010