Thesaurus

intoxication

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of intoxication

  1. 1 the condition of being drunk there's a firm distinction between the moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages and overindulgence to the point of intoxication Synonyms drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety Related Words tipsiness; insobriety, intemperance; alcoholism; bender, binge, brannigan, jag, souse, spree, toot

  2. 2 a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion the intoxication felt by two people who have just fallen in love Synonyms cloud nine, elatedness, elation, euphoria, exhilaration, heaven, high, ecstasy, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, seventh heaven, swoon, transportRelated Words exaltation; blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, delight, enchantment, felicity, gladness, happiness, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, pleasure; reverie, trance; inspiration; fervor, frenzy, madness, passion; cheer, cheerfulness, exuberance, gaiety (also gayety), glee, gleefulness, jubilance, jubilation, lightheartednessNear Antonyms misery, sadness, unhappiness, woe, wretchedness; blues, dejection, desolation, despair, despondency, disconsolateness, disheartenment, dispiritedness, doldrums, downheartedness, dreariness, dumps, forlornness, gloom, gloominess, heartsickness, melancholy, mopesAntonyms depression



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up intoxication? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to help become familiar with something

Get Word of the Day daily email!