English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin inēbriātiōnem (drunkenness),[1] from inēbriō (intoxicate), from ēbrius (drunk).[2]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɪˌniːbɹiˈeɪʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun edit

inebriation (countable and uncountable, plural inebriations)

  1. The state or characteristic of drunkenness.
    Synonyms: drunkenness, inebriacy; see also Thesaurus:drunkenness
    Antonyms: see Thesaurus:drunkenness
    in a state of inebriation

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References edit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024) “inebriation”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  2. ^ inebriate”, in Collins English Dictionary; from Michael Agnes, editor, Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th edition, Cleveland, Oh.: Wiley, 2010, →ISBN.