[in-ee-bree-uh nt, ih-nee-]
- an intoxicant.
- inebriating; intoxicating.
Origin of inebriant
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Examples from the Web for inebriant
The effects of intoxicants are variously modified by the temperament of the individual and the nature of the inebriant.
But it is inebriant, and not soporific; and its secondary sedative action on the heart is more powerful than that of Opium.The Action of Medicines in the System
Frederick William Headland
- causing intoxication, esp drunkenness
- something that inebriates
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- Serving to intoxicate.
- An intoxicant.
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