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.
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|Andrew Romano|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
States all across the country are reporting skyrocketing rates of intoxication, overdoses and death.
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|DAILY BEAST
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?|Nina Strochlic|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After this prelude she began a song praising the charms of wine, the intoxication of perfumes, and the delight of the dance.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5|Theophile Gautier
She had exhausted herself in her effort to induce the intoxication of devotion which had come to her spontaneously the day before.The Beth Book|Sarah Grand
As he went jauntily downstairs there remained nothing of his mood of intoxication except a still thumping heart.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
He considers that intoxication, if properly regulated, may be made conducive to valuable ends, ethical and social.
Is it not ideal to be able to arrive at intoxication with a single glass of liquid?Very Woman|Remy de Gourmont
British Dictionary definitions for intoxication
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.