Hypertext Webster Gateway: "intoxicated"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Intoxicate \In*tox"i*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intoxicated};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Intoxicating}.]
1. To poison; to drug. --South.

2. To make drunk; to inebriate; to excite or to stupefy by
strong drink or by a narcotic substance.

With new wine inoxicated both. --Milton.

3. To excite to a transport of enthusiasm, frenzy, or
madness; to elate unduly or excessively.

Intoxicated with the sound of those very bells. --G.

They are not intoxicated by military success.
(Thuc. ).

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially
alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors";
"helplessly inebriated" [syn: {drunk}, {inebriated}]
[ant: {sober}]
2: as if under the influence of alcohol; "felt intoxicated by
her success"; "drunk with excitement" [syn: {drunk}]

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