inebriation

Definitions of inebriation
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n a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol

Synonyms:
drunkenness, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, tipsiness
Antonyms:
soberness, sobriety
the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
Types:
grogginess
a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
sottishness
stupefaction from drink
Type of:
temporary state
a state that continues for a limited time

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

Synonyms:
alcohol addiction, alcoholism, drunkenness
Type of:
drug addiction, white plague
an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)

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