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Definition of "inebriation" [in•e•bri•a•tion]

  • The state or characteristic of drunkenness. (noun)

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Use "inebriation" in a sentence
  • "The book strives to recreate the "unearthly inebriation" of reading Nabokov, at times by direct quotation, at times by imitation of his style – as when Zanganeh describes Speak, Memory as "no hollow monument to the past, no search into its designs, unseen at first sight, yet stippled, ever so lightly, in the texture of time"."
  • "When speaking of inebriation, I'm fond of the word "pompette.""
  • "Apostle Johan Peter Falck's travels in Russia and Central Asia explore a startling number of local intoxication rituals, including the smoking of hemp flowers, "inebriation from fly-fungus," and a Kyrgyz practice of making "a vertical hole in urine-soaked ground," filling it with tobacco, topping it with a smoldering coal, then inhaling the smoke through hollow stalks while lying on one's belly."