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in·tox·i·ca·tion

 (ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The impaired condition caused by use of alcohol or a drug or other chemical substance: slurred speech and other signs of alcohol intoxication.
2. Poisoning by a toxic substance: spoiled silage that caused intoxication of cattle.
3. Exhilaration, excitement, or euphoria: the intoxication of winning a race.

intoxication

(ɪnˌtɒksɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. drunkenness; inebriation
2. great elation
3. the act of intoxicating
4. (Medicine) poisoning

in•tox•i•ca•tion

(ɪnˌtɒk sɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. inebriation; drunkenness.
2. an act or instance of intoxicating.
3. overpowering exhilaration or excitement of the mind or emotions.
4. Pathol. poisoning.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intoxication - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substanceintoxication - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
alkali poisoning - poisoning resulting from the ingestion of an alkali compound (as lye or ammonia)
caffeine intoxication, caffeinism - poisoning resulting from excessive intake of caffeine containing products
carbon monoxide poisoning - a toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas; "carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin and displaces oxygen in the blood"
cyanide poisoning - poisoning due to ingesting or inhaling cyanide; common in smoke from fires and in industrial chemicals
ergotism - poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and cramping and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs
mercury poisoning - a toxic condition caused by ingesting or inhaling mercury; acute mercury poisoning causes a metallic taste and vomiting and diarrhea and kidney problems that may lead to death
naphthalene poisoning - toxic condition resulting from inhaling or ingesting naphthalene
nicotine poisoning - toxic condition caused by the ingestion or inhalation of large amounts of nicotine
ophidism - poisoning by snake venom
paraquat poisoning - poisoning caused by ingestion of paraquat; characterized by progressive damage to the esophagus and liver and kidneys
pesticide poisoning - toxic condition resulting from ingesting or inhaling a pesticide
salicylate poisoning - poisoning caused by the excessive ingestion of salicylates (usually aspirin)
2.intoxication - a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time
grogginess - a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
sottishness - stupefaction from drink
3.intoxication - excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety; "the intoxication of wealth and power"
excitement, exhilaration - the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"

intoxication

noun
1. drunkenness, inebriation, tipsiness, inebriety, insobriety Intoxication interferes with memory and thinking.
2. excitement, euphoria, elation, exhilaration, infatuation, delirium, exaltation the intoxication of greed and success

intoxication

noun
The condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor:
Translations
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intoxication

[ɪnˌtɒksɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (frm) (lit) (by alcohol) → embriaguez f, intoxicación f etílica (frm or hum) (Med) (by toxic substance) → intoxicación f
2. (fig) (liter) → embriaguez f

intoxication

[ɪnˌtɒksɪˈkeɪʃən] nivresse f
They were in an advanced state of intoxication → Ils étaient dans un état d'ivresse avancée.

intoxication

nRausch m (also fig), → (Be)trunkenheit f; (Med: = poisoning) → Vergiftung f; in a state of intoxication (form)in (be)trunkenem Zustand, im Rausch

intoxication

[ɪnˌtɒksɪˈkeɪʃn] n (see adj) → ubriachezza, ebbrezza

intoxicate

(inˈtoksikeit) verb
to make drunk.
inˌtoxiˈcation noun
inˈtoxicating adjective

in·tox·i·ca·tion

n. intoxicación, envenenamiento o estado tóxico producido por una droga o sustancia tóxica. V.: Appendix A

intoxication

n intoxicación f
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