- causing or capable of causing intoxication: intoxicating beverages.
- exhilarating; exciting: an intoxicating idea.
Origin of intoxicating
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Examples from the Web for non-intoxicating
He can read almost anything and in any language, provided it is not non-intoxicating.The Art of Letters
A non-intoxicating drink usually made from rye-malt and rye-flour.What Men Live By and Other Tales
On the Midland Railway, also, a reduction in the price of non-intoxicating beverages has been made.Tea and Tea Drinking
But here was a public house offering a non-intoxicating beverage, and its appeal was instant and universal.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
- (of an alcoholic drink) producing in a person a state ranging from euphoria to stupor, usually accompanied by loss of inhibitions and control; inebriating
- stimulating, exciting, or producing great elation
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