HyperDic: inebriation

English > 2 senses of the word inebriation:
NOUNstateinebriation, alcoholism, alcohol addiction, drunkennesshabitual intoxication
stateinebriation, drunkenness, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobrietya temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
English > inebriation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaninghabitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms.
Synonymsalcoholism, alcohol addiction, drunkenness
Broaderdrug addiction, white plagueAn addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
Spanishalcoholismo
Catalanalcoholisme
Verbsinebriatebecome drunk or drink excessively
inebriatemake drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
English > inebriation: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.
Synonymsdrunkenness, inebriety, intoxication, tipsiness, insobriety
NarrowergrogginessA dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
sottishnessstupefaction from drink
Broadertemporary stateA state that continues for a limited time
Oppositesoberness, sobrietyThe state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol
Spanishborrachera, ebriedad, embriaguez
Catalanborratxera, ebrietat, embriaguesa
Verbsinebriatebecome drunk or drink excessively
inebriatemake drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

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