Origin of intoxication
OTHER WORDS FROM intoxicationself-in·tox·i·ca·tion, nounsem·i-in·tox·i·ca·tion, noun
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How to use intoxication in a sentence
They booked him for violation of the emergency order, public intoxication and resisting arrest.
Arrested on a public intoxication charge and for violation of the stay-home orders, Torres couldn’t afford to pay the $150 he owed on his bond.
Those charges ranged in severity, from public intoxication to DWI and assault.
Now, Harmon watched her irises shaking involuntarily, a sign of intoxication.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
He said he walked out the next morning with a booking document for “public intoxication” and a ticket for seditious language in his pocket.Those Ticketed for Seditious Language Say Their Only Crime Was Talking Back|Kate Nucci|September 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Frias—who was arrested in 2013 for interfering with public duties and public intoxication—was not carrying a gun at the time.Texas Gun Slingers Police the Police—With a Black Panthers Tactic|Brandy Zadrozny|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I guess we know how Bacchus kept his title as the god of wine and intoxication.
Kinkade had died of “acute ethanol and diazepam intoxication”—alcohol and Valium.The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America's Favorite Painter|Zac Bissonnette|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
In smoking, they swallow the fumes of the tobacco which causes intoxication for a time.
That last moment, as she stepped lightly over the threshold of the library, was a sort of climax to the intoxication of youth.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The courts are still more reluctant to admit intoxication as an excuse for criminal acts.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
When she thought that he was there at hand, waiting for her, she grew numb with the intoxication of expectancy.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The danger of collapse was past for the present, but the deep sleep of utter intoxication still clung to the ruler of Asturia.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White