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Inebriety \In`e*bri"e*ty\, n. [See Inebriate, Ebriety.] Drunkenness; inebriation.
--E. Darwin.


n. The state of being inebriated; inebriation, drunkenness.


n. a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol [syn: drunkenness, inebriation, intoxication, tipsiness] [ant: soberness]

Usage examples of "inebriety".

The return of killed made to Lord Amherst, commander-in-chief, amounted to two hundred and ten, and of wounded to two hundred and forty-eight, but many had been removed by their friends, so that the exact number could not be ascertained: moreover, it could never be known how many perished from drinking ardent and unrectified spirits, and in the flames, from which inebriety made it impossible for them to escape.

CHAPTER VIII Spirits and Narcotics, Inebriety, Amnesia RELENTLESS as is the grip which the drug habit holds on its mortal victims, the power of narcotics extends even more tyrannically beyond the grave.