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The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk
A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance
A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness
The adverse physiological effects of an organism consuming a toxic material
over indulgence in alcoholic beverages
state of poisoning
The state produced by ingestion of a poisonous (toxic) substance
Literally, a state of being poisoned or drugged; a condition produced by use (abuse) of toxic drugs, alcohol, barbiturates, and so forth
You use intoxication to refer to a quality that something has that makes you feel very excited. the intoxication of greed and success
- Recognized as a limited defense Differentiated between voluntary and involuntary intoxication For voluntary only in cases of severe intoxication IN cases of involuntary i e where someone takes drugs in combination that produce unintentional intoxication
{i} inebriation, drunkenness; altering of one's mental or physical state usually as a result of ingesting some substance; of euphoria, exhilaration; poisoning
excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety; "the intoxication of wealth and power
Term comprehends situation where, by reason of drinking intoxicants, an individual does not have the normal use of his physical or mental faculties, thus rendering him incapable of acting in the manner in which an ordinarily prudent and cautious man, in full possession of his faculties, using reasonable care, would act under like conditions
to make drunk with alcohol, drugs or other substances When using intoxication to describe an effect of a substance on the body (the pathology of a substance) intoxication also means poison or to poison someone
excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety; "the intoxication of wealth and power"
the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
Ingestion of preformed toxins subsequently resulting in illness
Being under the influence of, and responding to, the acute effects of a psychoactive drug Intoxication typically includes feelings of pleasure, altered emotional responsiveness, altered perception, and impaired judgment and performance
Intoxication is the state of being drunk. Intoxication interferes with memory and thinking, speech and coordination
Pliny (xvi 20) tells us this word is derived from taxa, a species of bay-tree used for poisoning arrows Hence the Greek toxon (a bow and arrows), and toxicon (rank poison)
Alternative spelling of autointoxication
To stupefy by doping with chemical substances such as alcohol
public intoxication
The criminal offence of being drunk in a public place

People despise you if they find out you have been attested for public intoxication.

Attributive form of public intoxication

public-intoxication arrest.

water intoxication
A potentially fatal disturbance in brain function that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside of safe limits by a very rapid intake of water
to make drunk
{n} a drunken state, drunkenness
poisoning by a toxin formed within the body
defence of intoxication
exemption from criminal responsibility due to behavior while intoxicated by alcohol or drugs (as long as the intoxication was not agreed to by the accused)
depth intoxication
condition which strikes divers that descend too quickly to great depths
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug
To poison; to drug
Overexcited, as with joy or grief
To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by strong drink or by a narcotic substance
make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
To excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness; to elate unduly or excessively
{f} cause to become intoxicated; alter one's mental or physical state usually as a result of ingesting some substance; cause to become drunk; drug; poison; excite

Tom may be intoxicated. - Tom might be intoxicated.

Tom might be intoxicated. - Tom may be intoxicated.

plural of intoxication