Sottish

  • 1 Sottish — Sot tish, a. [From {Sot}.] Like a sot; doltish; very foolish; drunken. [1913 Webster] How ignorant are sottish pretenders to astrology! Swift. [1913 Webster] Syn: Dull; stupid; senseless; doltish; infatuate. [1913 Webster] {Sot tish*ly}, adv.… …

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  • 2 sottish — index drunk Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 sottish — [sät′ish] adj. 1. of or like a sot 2. stupid or foolish from or as from too much drinking sottishly adv …

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  • 4 sottish — adjective a) alcoholic, drinking heavily 1769 b) drunk For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge …

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  • 5 sottish — sot ► NOUN ▪ a habitual drunkard. DERIVATIVES sottish adjective. ORIGIN Latin sottus foolish person …

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  • 6 sottish — adjective given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol a bibulous fellow a bibulous evening his boozy drinking companions thick boozy singing a drunken binge two drunken gentlemen holding each other up sottish behavior …

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  • 7 sottish — adjective Date: 1583 resembling a sot ; drunken; also doltish, stupid • sottishly adverb • sottishness noun …

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  • 8 sottish — sottishly, adv. sottishness, n. /sot ish/, adj. 1. stupefied with or as if with drink; drunken. 2. given to excessive drinking. 3. pertaining to or befitting a sot. [1560 70; SOT + ISH1] * * * …

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  • 9 sottish — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, addicted to drink, asinine, beef brained, beef witted, bibacious, bibulous, blockish, bovine, chumpish, cloddish, cowish, crass, dense, doltish, drinking, drunken, dullard, dumb, duncical, duncish, fat, given …

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  • 10 sottish — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inebriated, intoxicated, soused; see drunk …

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  • 11 sottish — sot·tish || sÉ‘tɪʃ / sÉ’t adj. very drunk; tending to drink to excess; characteristic of a drunkard …

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  • 12 sottish — a. 1. Dull, stupid, senseless, doltish, foolish, simple. 2. Stupid (from intemperance), dull, doltish, foolish, senseless, insensate, besotted, infatuate, tipsy …

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  • 13 sottish — adjective old fashioned stupid and often drunk sottishness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 sottish — sot·tish …

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  • 15 sottish — sot•tish [[t]ˈsɒt ɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) stupefied with drink; drunken 2) pertaining to or befitting a sot 3) cvs muddleheaded, cloddish, or stupid • Etymology: 1560–70 sot′tish•ly, adv. sot′tish•ness, n …

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  • 16 sottish — /ˈsɒtɪʃ/ (say sotish) adjective 1. stupefied, as with drink. 2. given to excessive drinking. 3. relating to or befitting a sot. {sot + t + ish1} –sottishly, adverb –sottishness, noun …

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  • 17 Sottishly — Sottish Sot tish, a. [From {Sot}.] Like a sot; doltish; very foolish; drunken. [1913 Webster] How ignorant are sottish pretenders to astrology! Swift. [1913 Webster] Syn: Dull; stupid; senseless; doltish; infatuate. [1913 Webster] {Sot tish*ly},… …

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  • 18 Sottishness — Sottish Sot tish, a. [From {Sot}.] Like a sot; doltish; very foolish; drunken. [1913 Webster] How ignorant are sottish pretenders to astrology! Swift. [1913 Webster] Syn: Dull; stupid; senseless; doltish; infatuate. [1913 Webster] {Sot tish*ly},… …

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  • 19 Imbecility — (Roget s Thesaurus) Folly. < N PARAG:Imbecility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 want of intelligence want of intelligence &c. 498 want of intellect &c. 450 Sgm: N 1 shadowness shadowness silliness foolishness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 imbecility… …

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  • 20 sottishly — adverb in a sottish manner • Derived from adjective: ↑sottish …

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