- sickness caused by excess in drinking or eating
- gross intemperance, esp. in drinking
Origin of crapulence; from crapulent ; from Late Latin crapulentus ; from Classical Latin crapula: see crapulous
- Sickness caused by excessive eating or drinking.
- Excessive indulgence; intemperance.
Origin of crapulenceFrom crapulent, sick from gluttony, from Late Latin crapulentus, very drunk, from Latin crapula, intoxication, from Greek kraipal&emacron;.