Origin of intoxicating

First recorded in 1625–35; intoxicate + -ing2
Related formsin·tox·i·cat·ing·ly, adverbnon·in·tox·i·cat·ing, adjectivenon·in·tox·i·cat·ing·ly, adverbun·in·tox·i·cat·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. (of an alcoholic drink) producing in a person a state ranging from euphoria to stupor, usually accompanied by loss of inhibitions and control; inebriating
  2. stimulating, exciting, or producing great elation
Derived Formsintoxicatingly, adverb
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