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Definition of "ebriety" [e•bri•e•ty]

  • The state of intoxication, drunkenness. (noun)
  • An instance of being drunk. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ebriety" in a sentence
  • "But the Nubian had the advantage of a mirror from the brilliant reflection which the surface of the highly-polished shield now afforded, by means of which he beheld, to his alarm and surprise, that the marabout raised his head gently from the ground, so as to survey all around him, moving with a well-adjusted precaution which seemed entirely inconsistent with a state of ebriety."
  • "People at your age are in a state of natural ebriety; and want rails, and gardefous, wherever they go, to hinder them from breaking their necks."
  • "Yet whatever haste he made to the goal of ebriety, he was distanced by his brother baronet, who from the beginning of the party had made little other use of his mouth than to receive the glass, and now sunk down upon the floor, in a state of temporary annihilation."