Intoxication



[in-tok-si-key-shuh n] /ɪnˌtɒk sɪˈkeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
inebriation; drunkenness.
2.
an act or instance of .
3.
overpowering exhilaration or excitement of the mind or emotions.
4.
Pathology. .
/ɪnˌtɒksɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
drunkenness; inebriation
2.
great elation
3.
the act of intoxicating
4.
poisoning
n.

c.1400, intoxigacion “poisoning,” from Medieval Latin intoxicationem (nominative intoxicatio) “poisoning,” noun of action from past participle stem of intoxicare (see intoxicate). Meaning “drunkenness” is from 1640s.

intoxication in·tox·i·ca·tion (ĭn-tŏk’sĭ-kā’shən)
n.

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