Inebriation



[verb in-ee-bree-eyt, ih-nee-; noun, adjective in-ee-bree-it, ih-nee-] /verb ɪnˈi briˌeɪt, ɪˈni-; noun, adjective ɪnˈi bri ɪt, ɪˈni-/

verb (used with object), inebriated, inebriating.
1.
to make drunk; intoxicate.
2.
to exhilarate, confuse, or stupefy mentally or emotionally.
noun
3.
an intoxicated person.
4.
a habitual drunkard.
adjective
5.
Also, inebriated. drunk; intoxicated.
verb (transitive) (ɪnˈiːbrɪˌeɪt)
1.
to make drunk; intoxicate
2.
to arouse emotionally; make excited
noun (ɪnˈiːbrɪɪt)
3.
a person who is drunk, esp habitually
adjective (ɪnˈiːbrɪɪt)
4.
drunk, esp habitually
n.

1520s, from Late Latin inebriationem (nominative inebriatio), noun of action from past participle stem of inebriare (see inebriate).
v.

late 15c., from Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare “to make drunk,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + ebriare “make drunk,” from ebrius “drunk,” of unknown origin. Related: Inebriated; inebriating. Also inebriacy; inebriant (n. and adj.); inebriety; and inebrious.

inebriation in·e·bri·a·tion (ĭn-ē’brē-ā’shən)
n.
The condition of being intoxicated, as with alcohol.

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