From Latin inēbriātus, past participle of inēbriō (“to intoxicate”), from ēbrius (“drunk”)
inebriated (comparative more inebriated, superlative most inebriated)
- Behaving as though affected by alcohol including exhilaration, and a dumbed or stupefied manner.
2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8884:
Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
behaving as though affected by alcohol
- simple past tense and past participle of inebriate