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English noun: intoxication

1. intoxication (state) the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance


Synonymspoisoning, toxic condition


Broader (hypernym)physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state


Narrower (hyponym)alkali poisoning, caffeine intoxication, caffeinism, carbon monoxide poisoning, cyanide poisoning, ergotism, mercury poisoning, naphthalene poisoning, nicotine poisoning, ophidism, paraquat poisoning, pesticide poisoning, salicylate poisoning

2. intoxication (state) a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol


Synonymsdrunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, insobriety, tipsiness


Broader (hypernym)temporary state


Narrower (hyponym)grogginess, sottishness


Antonymssoberness, sobriety

3. intoxication (feeling) excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety


SamplesThe intoxication of wealth and power.


Broader (hypernym)excitement, exhilaration









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