Definition of inebriation in English:


Line breaks: in|ebri|ation
Pronunciation: /ɪˌniːbrɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun] formal or humorous
Drunkenness; intoxication: they were in an advanced state of inebriation
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  • While all of these women are good drinkers, they practice forms of intoxication which extend well beyond their states of alcoholic inebriation.
  • I have also carefully considered whether or not they are inaccurate historians because of their alleged level of alcohol inebriation that night.
  • He added that people had also indulged in various cocktails of drugs in order to reach a state of complete inebriation.

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