intoxication intoxication  /ɪn ˌtɑk sə ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
  2. (n) a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
  3. (n) excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety

Usage(s):

  1. Caffeine intoxication is not uncommon: according to a 1998 study in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 7% of caffeine users have experienced it.
  2. Police arrested a 46-year-old cannery worker named Clarence Busch and found that he had a long record of arrests for intoxication.
  3. Caffeine intoxication is not uncommon: according to a 1998 study in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 7% of caffeine users have experienced it.

News

  1. Blotter: 22-year-old man found sleeping in car in Campbell that was not his, is arrested

    Public intoxication--On June 10 at 11:25 p.m. at Hamilton and Llewellyn avenues. Two 18-year-old males and a 16-year-old female ran across Hamilton Avenue and were almost hit by a patrol car.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Campbell Reporter

  2. Local Woman Gets 10 Years For Intoxication Manslaughter

    A Central Texas woman was sentenced to serve 10 years in state prison Tuesday after she earlier pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KWTX-TV Waco

  3. Staggering drunk woman who gave Flint police fake name arrested for public intoxication, false report

    A 39-year-old woman was arrested for public intoxication, giving a false name to police and three misdemeanor warrants, according to a police report.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Flint Journal

Quotes

  1. "It was an embarrassing show," said Perez Roque. "The delirium tremens of the world's policeman. The intoxication of imperial power, sprinkled with the mediocrity and the cynicism of those who threaten to launch wars in which they know their...
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Felipe Perez Roque Source: Independent Online

  2. "The main poisoning is the poisoning with unlimited power, a serious intoxication in the presidential secretariat," Tymoshenko told reporters.
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Yulia Tymoshenko Source: FOXNews

  3. "At home I lay down and sank into a not unpleasant intoxication-like condition, characterized by an extremely stimulated imagination," Hofmann said of the experience.
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Albert Hofmann Source: Scientific American

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