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intoxication


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intoxication  \In*tox`i*ca"tion\,  n. 
  1.  (Med.)  A  poisoning,  as  by  a  spirituous  or  a  narcotic 
  substance. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  intoxicated  or  drunk;  inebriation; 
  ebriety;  drunkenness;  the  act  of  intoxicating  or  making 
  drunk. 
 
  2.  A  high  excitement  of  mind;  an  elation  which  rises  to 
  enthusiasm,  frenzy,  or  madness. 
 
  That  secret  intoxication  of  pleasure.  --Spectator. 
 
  Syn:  Drunkenness;  inebriation;  inebriety;  ebriety; 
  infatuation;  delirium.  See  {Drunkenness}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intoxication 
  n  :  a  temporary  state  resulting  from  excessive  consumption  of 
  alcohol  [syn:  {drunkenness},  {inebriation},  {inebriety}, 
  {tipsiness}]  [ant:  {soberness}] 




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