Definitions for Inebriation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•e•bri•ateɪnˈi briˌeɪt, ɪˈni-; -ɪt(v.; n., adj.; n.; adj.)-at•ed, -at•ing

  1. (v.t.)to make drunk; intoxicate.

  2. to exhilarate, confuse, or stupefy mentally or emotionally.

  3. (n.)an intoxicated person, esp. a drunkard.

  4. (adj.)Also, in•e′bri•at`ed. drunk; intoxicated.

Origin of inebriate:

1400–50; late ME < L inēbriātus, ptp. of inēbriāre to make drunk =in-in -2+-ēbriāre, v. der. of ēbrius drunk


Princeton's WordNet

  1. alcoholism, alcohol addiction, inebriation, drunkenness(noun)

    habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms

  2. drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobriety(noun)

    a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol


  1. inebriation(Noun)

    The state or characteristic of drunkenness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inebriation(noun)

    the condition of being inebriated; intoxication; figuratively, deprivation of sense and judgment by anything that exhilarates, as success


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