intoxicated intoxicated  /ɪn ˈtɑk sə ˌkeɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
  2. (adj) as if under the influence of alcohol

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A chronic alcoholic, said White in a concurring opinion, cannot properly be punished merely for being intoxicated.
  2. America is intoxicated by its position as the world's only superpower.
  3. Asian audiences were intoxicated and its filmmakers' impulses raged against society's machinery, creating a new cinematic landscape of sexual ambiguity and opportunity.

News

  1. MILAN POLICE BRIEFS: Police have family member transport possibly intoxicated driver; Purse stolen at Wilson Park

    Police have family member transport possibly intoxicated driver
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Milan News-Leader

  2. Police: Intoxicated driver found armed with gun

    An El Paso man was placed under arrest after a police officer spotted him speeding and learned that he was allegedly intoxicated. Kenny Pendleton, 27, was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro early Thursday morning when a police officer clocked him driving 94 mph in a posted 60 mph zone, said a police official. Pendleton was pulled over. The police officer said he believed Pendleton was intoxicated ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

  3. Intoxicated Man Just Avoids Getting Hit By Train

    An intoxicated man just avoids being hit by a train this morning after he was sitting on the tracks in the 1900 block of Main Ave. Fargo. Police say engineers on an Eastbound freight train traveling
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KVLY - KXJB Fargo

Quotes

  1. "At the time, I was concerned about her welfare given the intoxicated state she appeared to be in and I encouraged her to stay until safe transportation could be provided," Merriman said in the statement.
    on Sep 6, 2009 By: Shawne Merriman Source: AFP

  2. "She's absolutely fine," Mintz said. "She didn't appear in the least bit to be intoxicated."
    on Sep 7, 2006 By: Elliot Mintz Source: WCBS-TV New York

  3. "I realized how much I liked it and how sort of addictive it is," said Spader, who describes himself as "obsessive compulsive." "And I have a very addictive personality, you know, so I've become rather intoxicated by it ...... So I really...
    on Nov 21, 2006 By: James Spader Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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