Origin of intoxicated
verb (used with object), in·tox·i·cat·ed, in·tox·i·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·tox·i·cat·ed, in·tox·i·cat·ing.
Origin of intoxicate
Examples from the Web for intoxicated
Lehmberg ultimately pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated.
Despite the intoxicated revelry that is an Avicii live show, his songs make few mentions of alcohol or drugs.
At 1:30 a.m. on January 12, Talbot was arrested for driving while intoxicated.Far-Right Texas Terrorist Planned Murder And Robbery Spree in the Name of ‘Liberty’|Caitlin Dickson|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No, they say, instead of their intoxicated deadbeat boyfriend, they want someone…someone like Putin.
She told police she had been intoxicated, although bloodwork later indicated she had not been drinking.FSU Quarterback Jameis Winston Wins Heisman Trophy|Caroline Linton|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Without uttering a syllable, the page had advanced towards him, and had quickly raised the intoxicated man from the chair.The Coming Conquest of England|August Niemann
The hammocks were piped down, those who were intoxicated were put to bed, and the ship was once more quiet.Peter Simple|Frederick Marryat
Dumnil, the tenor, used to steal jewellery from the soprano and contralto of the troop, and get intoxicated with the baritone.History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time|Henry Sutherland Edwards
I jumped to a conclusion that intoxicated me, and made the plunge at once.That Mother-in-Law of Mine|Anonymous
I spent the evening at my club, and when I went home that night I was intoxicated.The Confession of a Fool|August Strindberg
Word Origin for intoxicate
1550s, "poisoned;" 1570s, "drunk," past participle adjective from intoxicate (v.).
"to poison," mid-15c., from Medieval Latin intoxicatus, past participle of intoxicare "to poison," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + toxicare "to poison," from toxicum "poison" (see toxic). Meaning "make drunk" first recorded 1570s. Related: Intoxicated; intoxicating.