Definitions of 'Intoxication'

Definition of 'intoxication'
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The physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance [syn: poisoning, toxic condition, intoxication]
A temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol [syn: drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobriety] [ant: soberness, sobriety]
Excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety; "the intoxication of wealth and power"
Definition of 'Intoxication'
Intoxication \In*tox`i*ca"tion\, n. 1. (Med.) A poisoning, as by a alcoholic or a narcotic substance. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk. [1913 Webster] 2. A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness. [1913 Webster] That secret intoxication of pleasure. --Spectator. Syn: Drunkenness; inebriation; inebriety; ebriety; infatuation; delirium. See Drunkenness. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Intoxication'

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