verb (used with object), in·e·bri·at·ed, in·e·bri·at·ing.
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Origin of inebriate
Examples from the Web for inebriating
Industrial production and technology have permanently altered the way we brew our inebriating ethanol.‘Drunk History’: A Booze Cruise of Red, White, and Blood|Rich Goldstein|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And already this inebriating illusion of an ingenuous girl concerning a common male was helping to shape monstrous events.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
He was the only Muslim, however, whom I have heard to argue against the absolute interdiction of inebriating liquors.Arabian Society In The Middle Ages|Edward William Lane
The greatest wretchedness which human nature in this world is called to endure, is connected with the use of inebriating drink.Select Temperance Tracts|American Tract Society
verb (ɪnˈiːbrɪˌeɪt) (tr)
adjective (ɪnˈiːbrɪɪt) inebriated
Word Origin for inebriate
late 15c., from Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare "to make drunk," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + ebriare "make drunk," from ebrius "drunk," of unknown origin. Related: Inebriated; inebriating. Also inebriacy; inebriant (n. and adj.); inebriety; and inebrious.