inebriety


in·ebri·ety

noun \ˌi-ni-ˈbrī-ə-tē\

Definition of INEBRIETY

:  the state of being inebriated :  drunkenness

Examples of INEBRIETY

  1. <there were times during her bouts of inebriety when she actually thought that her boyfriend's jokes were funny>

Origin of INEBRIETY

probably blend of inebriation and ebriety drunkenness
First Known Use: 1801

in·ebri·ety

noun \ˌin-i-ˈbrī-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural in·ebri·eties

Medical Definition of INEBRIETY

: the state of being inebriated; especially : habitual drunkenness

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