Definition of inebriation in English:


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formal, humorous
  • Drunkenness; intoxication.

    ‘they were in an advanced state of inebriation’
    • ‘While all of these women are good drinkers, they practice forms of intoxication which extend well beyond their states of alcoholic inebriation.’
    • ‘I have also carefully considered whether or not they are inaccurate historians because of their alleged level of alcohol inebriation that night.’
    • ‘He added that people had also indulged in various cocktails of drugs in order to reach a state of complete inebriation.’
    • ‘Now if this was not a family newspaper, I may use a stronger word than ‘drunk’ as it really doesn't do justice to the state of inebriation which makes us what we are.’
    • ‘While on subject of inebriation, am convinced your horoscope writer must have been half-cut when he wrote yesterday's entry for Taurus.’
    intoxication, drunkenness, insobriety, tipsiness
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/iˌnēbrēˈāSH(ə)n/ /ɪˌnibriˈeɪʃ(ə)n/