Open main menu

Contents

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

poisoning (countable and uncountable, plural poisonings)

  1. The administration of a poison.
  2. The state of being poisoned.
    • 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 [] began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated. The poisoning was irreversible, and soon ended in psychosis and death.

HyponymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

poisoning

  1. present participle of poison

Derived termsEdit