Definition of Inebriety

1. Noun. A temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.

Exact synonyms: Drunkenness, Inebriation, Insobriety, Intoxication, Tipsiness
Generic synonyms: Temporary State
Specialized synonyms: Grogginess, Sottishness
Derivative terms: Drunken, Inebriate, Inebriate, Intoxicate, Intoxicate, Tipsy
Antonyms: Soberness



Definition of Inebriety

1. n. Drunkenness; inebriation.

Definition of Inebriety

1. Noun. The state of being inebriated; inebriation, drunkenness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inebriety

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Medical Definition of Inebriety

1. Habitual indulgence in alcoholic beverages in excessive amounts. Origin: L. In-intensive + ebrietas, drunkenness (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inebriety

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inebriety (current term)
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Literary usage of Inebriety

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1. Journal of Social Science: Containing the Proceedings of the American by American Social Science Association, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Frederick Stanley Root (1882)
"A wider study of inebriety shows that it comes from conditions that are physical, not moral. ... inebriety is closely allied with the rush of civilization, ..."

2. Journal of Social Science by American Social Science Association (1884)
"inebriety, in any view, means bankruptcy of body and mind, ... inebriety is closely allied with the rush of civilization, and becomes more prominent where ..."

3. The Unsound Mind and the Law: A Presentation of Forensic Psychiatry by George W. Jacoby (1918)
"In so far as the pathological action of alcohol (intoxication) is concerned, we must distinguish pathological states of inebriety, delirium tremens, ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1886)
"SUDDEN loss of consciousness, of variable duration, in which both act and language are automatic, occurs in a large proportion of cases of inebriety. ..."

5. The American Journal of Politics (1893)
"IN THE Popular Science Monthly for October (1892) there is an article by Dr. TD Crothers, entitled "Specifics in the Cure of inebriety. ..."

6. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1894)
"The unfit and defective must go to the rear; they have no right or place on the active field of conflict. inebriety is clearly more prominent as a cause of ..."

7. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1893)
"ALTHOUGH the literature on inebriety during the past year has been very large, with an exception or two the writers have taken the disease view, ..."

8. A Treatise on the Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity by Edward Cox Mann (1893)
"We would premise our further remarks by laying down a general proposition which we hope may prove the corner stone of a medical jurisprudence of inebriety, ..."

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