Origin of intoxication
Examples from the Web for intoxication
I guess we know how Bacchus kept his title as the god of wine and intoxication.History's Craziest Hangover Cures
December 30, 2014
Like the intoxication and the power you would feel if you were suddenly an all-knowing entity.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon
April 17, 2014
States all across the country are reporting skyrocketing rates of intoxication, overdoses and death.Heroin: America’s Silent Assassin
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Robert M. Lober, MD, PhD
February 3, 2014
When Jerry Lee was taken home and his car was towed from the ditch, the deputies forgot to administer a test for intoxication.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis
Richard Ben Cramer
January 11, 2014
A law-enforcement official told CNN that Rockefeller was coherent and showed no sign of intoxication.Who’s William Rockefeller, the Engineer Behind the Metro-North Crash?
December 3, 2013
For all their burden of intoxication, they knew the ground by instinct and from long association.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
One only noticed that he was very pale, with a look as of intoxication on his face.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
She will allay your intoxication by gentle degrees, and send you sober home.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
After the intoxication, When they drank the mead, Not one was spared.Y Gododin
One must have suffered as I have to understand the intoxication of my happiness.
- drunkenness; inebriation
- great elation
- the act of intoxicating
Word Origin and History for intoxication
c.1400, intoxigacion "poisoning," from Medieval Latin intoxicationem (nominative intoxicatio) "poisoning," noun of action from past participle stem of intoxicare (see intoxicate). Meaning "drunkenness" is from 1640s.
- The pathological state produced by a drug, serum, alcohol, or any toxic substance; poisoning.
- Acute alcoholism.
- A state of mental excitement or emotional frenzy.