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tr.v. in·e·bri·at·ed, in·e·bri·at·ing, in·e·bri·ates
1. To make drunk; intoxicate.
2. To exhilarate or stupefy.
adj. (-ĭt)
n. (-ĭt)
An intoxicated person.

[Latin inēbriāre, inēbriāt- : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + ēbriāre, to intoxicate (from ēbrius, drunk; see egwh- in Indo-European roots).]

in·e′bri·a′tion n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inebriation - habitual intoxicationinebriation - 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
drug addiction, white plague - an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
2.inebriation - 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
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The condition of being intoxicated with alcoholic liquor:
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[ɪˌniːbrɪˈeɪʃən] N (frm) → embriaguez f
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n (form)betrunkener Zustand
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n. embriaguez, intoxicación, condición alcoholic.
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