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What does it mean when you dream about being drunk?

Being drunk, as opposed to simply be intoxicated, can represent loss of control and abandonment to irrational forces. Drunkenness can also symbolize exhaustion, as in the expression “punch drunk.”

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The builder, who does not want to be named, said: "A woman in her 40s called Jane was sitting on the stairs as drunk as a skunk. There was urine over the carpet and she was wobbling about trying to work the vacuum.