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Drunk vs. Paralytic

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Main Difference

The main difference between Drunk and Paralytic is that the Drunk is a psychological state induced by the ingestion of ethanol (alcohol) and Paralytic is a loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.

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  • Drunk (adjective)

    Intoxicated as a result of excessive alcohol consumption, usually by drinking alcoholic beverages.

  • Drunk (adjective)

    Habitually or frequently in a state of intoxication.

  • Drunk (adjective)

    (usually followed by Elated or emboldened.

    "Drunk with power he immediately ordered a management reshuffle."

  • Drunk (adjective)

    Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid.

  • Drunk (noun)

    One who is intoxicated with alcohol.

  • Drunk (noun)

    A habitual drinker, especially one who is frequently intoxicated.

  • Drunk (noun)

    A drinking-bout; a period of drunkenness.

  • Drunk (noun)

    A drunken state.

  • Drunk (verb)

    inflection of drink||past|part

  • Paralytic (noun)

    Someone suffering from paralysis.

  • Paralytic (noun)

    A drug that produces paralysis.

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    Affected by paralysis; paralysed.

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    Pertaining to paralysis.

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    Very drunk.

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  • Drunk (adjective)

    Intoxicated with, or as with, strong drink; inebriated; drunken; - never used attributively, but always predicatively; as, the man is drunk (not, a drunk man).

  • Drunk (adjective)

    Drenched or saturated with moisture or liquid.

  • Drunk (noun)

    A drunken condition; a spree.

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis.

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    Affected with paralysis, or palsy.

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    Inclined or tending to paralysis.

  • Paralytic (noun)

    A person affected with paralysis.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Drunk (noun)

    a chronic drinker

  • Drunk (noun)

    someone who is intoxicated

  • Drunk (adjective)

    stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol);

    "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"

    "helplessly inebriated"

  • Drunk (adjective)

    as if under the influence of alcohol;

    "felt intoxicated by her success"

    "drunk with excitement"

  • Paralytic (noun)

    a person suffering from paralysis

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    relating to or of the nature of paralysis;

    "paralytic symptoms"

  • Paralytic (adjective)

    affected or subject to with paralysis

Princeton's WordNet

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