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NounEdit

intoxication (countable and uncountable, plural intoxications)

  1. A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
    He suffered acute intoxication from the combined effects of several drugs.
  2. The state of being intoxicated or drunk.
    Synonyms: inebriation, ebriety, drunkenness
  3. The act of intoxicating or making drunk.
  4. A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From intoxiquer +‎ -tion

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

intoxication f (plural intoxications)

  1. poisoning
  2. the act of spreading false information or propaganda

Usage notesEdit

In French, the word intoxication is used more broadly than in English to refer to the poisoning of an organism by a variety of means such as herbicide or poisonous gas as well as by alcohol or narcotics.

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NounEdit

intoxication (uncountable)

  1. intoxication