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intoxication

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noun in·tox·i·ca·tion \in-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of intoxication

  1. 1 :  an abnormal state that is essentially a poisoning <carbon monoxide intoxication>

  2. 2 a :  the condition of being drunk :  inebriation b :  a strong excitement or elation



Examples of intoxication in a sentence

  1. <there's a firm distinction between the moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages and overindulgence to the point of intoxication>

  2. <the intoxication felt by two people who have just fallen in love>



15th Century

First Known Use of intoxication

15th century

Rhymes with intoxication

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INTOXICATION Defined for Kids

intoxication

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noun in·tox·i·ca·tion \in-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of intoxication for Students

  1. 1 :  the condition of being drunk

  2. 2 :  an unhealthy state that is or is like a poisoning <carbon monoxide intoxication>




Medical Dictionary

intoxication

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noun in·tox·i·ca·tion \in-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of intoxication

  1. 1:  an abnormal state that is essentially a poisoning <hypokalemia potentiates digoxin intoxication—W. H. Abelmann et al> <no evidence of cocaine intoxication—Margaret M. McCarron et al> <acute carbon monoxide intoxication>

  2. 2:  the condition of being drunk :  inebriation




Law Dictionary

intoxication

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noun in·tox·i·ca·tion \in-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\

Legal Definition of intoxication

  1. 1 :  the state or condition of being intoxicated

  2. 2 :  a defense based on inability to form the requisite specific intent to commit a crime due to intoxication





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