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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poisoning, toxic condition, intoxication(noun)

    the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance

  2. poisoning(noun)

    the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill


  1. poisoning(Noun)

    The administration of a poison.

  2. poisoning(Noun)

    The state of being poisoned.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poisoning

    of Poison


  1. Poisoning

    Death caused by a toxic substance either intentionally (suicide or murder) or unintentionally.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Poisoning

    A condition or physical state produced by the ingestion, injection or inhalation of, or exposure to a deleterious agent.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poisoning in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poisoning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of poisoning in a Sentence

  1. Rachel Kyte:

    There are still fossil fuel subsidies from G7 countries — that's ridiculous, why we are subsidizing something we know is killing our children, poisoning them and affecting their ability to learn ? That's beyond me.

  2. Urvashi Rangan:

    Vibrio is the most common cause of food poisoning from eating raw oysters, and even though most bacteria on shrimp would be killed during the cooking process, our test results raise real questions about how shrimp is raised, processed, and regulated.

  3. Umberto Eco:

    I felt like poisoning a monk.

  4. Frederick Sarpong:

    They will come to the hospital ... coughing up blood, you might think it's tuberculosis, but actually this is mercury poisoning.

  5. Pablo Marco:

    [Doctors Without Borders] has no laboratory evidence to confirm the cause of these symptoms, however, the patients’ clinical symptoms, the way these symptoms changed over time, and the patients’ testimony about the circumstances of the poisoning all point to exposure to a chemical agent.

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