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The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Intoxication \In*tox`i*ca"tion\, n. (Med.) A poisoning, as by a alcoholic or a narcotic substance. The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk. 2. A high excitement of mind; an elation...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance. 2 The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk. 3 A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy,...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
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.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance [syn: poisoning , toxic condition ] a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol [syn: drunkenness , inebriation , inebriety , tipsiness ] [ant: soberness ] excitement...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Intoxication is the eighth studio album released by Jamaican rapper Shaggy . The album was released on October 22, 2007, to critical acclaim, but without major chart success. The album was re-issued in September 2008 to include additional tracks, remixes...

Usage examples of intoxication.

Then came the discovery that adrenochrome, which is a product of the decomposition of adrenalin, can produce many of the symptoms observed in mescalin intoxication.

Even that wild, defiant period of half-forced gaiety, which had ended in my toboggan accident, then seemed in my memory to be beautiful and colored in a paradisiacal way, like a lost land of pleasure, the echo of which still came across to me with bacchanal intoxication from the distance.

Huitaca, Chia The moon-goddess of intoxication and joy to the Chibcha, residents of what is now Colombia, Huitaca was the rival of the industrious male preacher Bochica.

The bright blue sky of Rome, and the effect of the vigorous awakening spring in that divinest climate, and the new life with which it drenches the spirits even to intoxication, were the inspiration of this drama.

The first two syringes contained neostigmine and edrophonium, both of which were used to restore muscular strength in victims of intoxication by tetrodotoxin.

The other things that go along with the syndrome are hypersexuality and pathological intoxication.

Full eager were they of Goblinland and flown with the intoxication of impending battle, and they of the vanguard fared apace, outstripping the Demons, so that Juss was fain to hasten after them lest they should lose touch and fall to confusion.

Placed in the crucible of Nietzschean philosophy, rebellion, in the intoxication of freedom, ends in biological or historical Caesarism.

The previous winter having been unusually severe, this spring feeling was like a form of intoxication in May, as if there were an overabundant supply of sap.

Grecian Tartarian dance of the Furies there is life and wild strength, there is in its madness a certain intoxication which deprives it of its feeling of deep misery.

We spent two hours in the sweetest of intoxications, our bliss seeming more acute than at our first meeting.

I replied to her only by a look which expressed the intoxication of my spirits at the prospect of so great bliss.

Rameses, to whom intoxication was unknown, and who avoided the banquets of his associates--now sat at the midnight hours, alone at his table, and toped till his weary head grew heavy.

Army, presented with acute alcohol intoxication, diffuse anxiety alternating with a depressionlike state, ftilminating anger, self-mutilating behavior, and an eightpound chart of his previous hospitalizations.

When he returned with the wagon to the Five Owls, he found waiting a work-force of twelve individuals of miscellaneous sort, including a man not only senile but also lacking a leg. Another, in the throes of intoxication, fought away imaginary insects.