"drunk" is a normal description for over dose of alchohol, but how to say such condition which lasts overnight along with many other symptons such as headache, dizziness, vomitting...as so on? Thank you very much for your detail explanations!
- hillngreenLv 61 0 年前最佳解答
headache and other effects caused by heavy consumption of alcohol; something that stays the past
a severe headache or other after-effects caused by drinking an excess of alcohol. hangover
(名) 殘留物; 宿醉; 遺物
hangover () describes the sum of unpleasant physiological effects following heavy consumption of drugs and liquor, particularly alcoholic beverages. The most commonly reported characteristics of a hangover include headache, nausea, sensitivity to light and noise, lethargy, depression and thirst.
Hypoglycemia, dehydration, Acetaldehyde intoxication, and vitamin B12 deficiency are all theorized causes of hangover symptoms. Hangovers usually last 1 to 4 hours, although some have been reported to last two or three days after alcohol was last consumed.
- ?Lv 71 0 年前
From Longman Dictionary
1. a pain in your head and a feeling of sickness that you get the day after you have drunk too much alcohol:
I had a terrible hangover the next day.
2. a hangover from somethingsomething from the past that still exists or happens but is no longer necessary or useful:
This feeling was a hangover from her schooldays.
an institution which is a hangover from Victorian times
He had a terrible hangover after the New Year's Eve party.