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Noun: intoxication  in,tók-su'key-shun
  1. The physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    - poisoning, toxic condition
  2. A temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    - drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety, tipsiness, insobriety
  3. Excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety
    "the intoxication of wealth and power"

Derived forms: intoxications

Type of: excitement, exhilaration, physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state, temporary state

Encyclopedia: Intoxication