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Definition of "intoxicating" []

  • Able to intoxicate; an intoxicant. (adjective)
  • Very exciting and stimulating, especially as if by alcohol or some stimulant. (adjective)
  • Present participle of intoxicate. (verb)

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Use "intoxicating" in a sentence
  • "Our densely-crowded slums, the far too large percentage of unemployed, the gigantic revenues which are expended by all classes of society in intoxicating drink, the huge crowds which throng to the places of public amusement to watch our matches, simply because they have something on the event -- I say these are not satisfactory features in connection with British social life today."
  • "So too the habit of indulging in intoxicating drinks is contracted by yielding to the tempter in the first instance."
  • "At the time of writing, the general belief was, that at his inauguration into the Vice-Presidency he was intoxicated, and because of an indulgence in intoxicating liquors that could not be excused."