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Definition of "inebriety" [in•e•bri•e•ty]

  • Intoxication; drunkenness. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inebriety" in a sentence
  • "This rubbing of shoulders led to recognition and drinks, and ultimately involved both men in a common muddle of inebriety."
  • "Nor was he enraptured by "the small change of Oxford evenings", and he was startled by the erratic inebriety of such celebrated Oxonians as Richard Cobb, although he shared Cobb's disdain for the uncritical Francophilia of so many of their colleagues."
  • "Lee recognized, as he wrote to Richard Henry Lee in September, that Thomas Morris was “actually in a continual state of madness from inebriety and intemperance.”"