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Meaning of INEBRIATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
  2. [n]  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
 

INEBRIATION is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: alcohol addiction, alcoholism, drunkenness, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness
 
 Antonyms: soberness, sobriety
 
 See Also: drug addiction, grogginess, sottishness, temporary state, white plague

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*e`bri*a"tion\, n. [L. inebriatio.]
The condition of being inebriated; intoxication;
figuratively, deprivation of sense and judgment by anything
that exhilarates, as success. --Sir T. Browne.

      Preserve him from the inebriation of prosperity.
                                               --Macaulay.

Syn: See {Drunkenness}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a high, befuddlement, besottedness, drunkenness, Dutch courage, fuddle, fuddledness, fuddlement, hangover, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, katzenjammer, morning after, pot-valiance, pot-valor, sottedness, tipsiness
 

 

 

 

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