Meaning of “intoxication” in the English Dictionary

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"intoxication" in British English

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intoxicationnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˌtɒk.sɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪnˌtɑːk.səˈkeɪ.ʃən/

formal the condition of being drunk:

He used to claim that he had his best ideas after several days of intoxication.

a strong feeling of excitement or happiness:

The feeling of intoxication that followed her victory was cut short by her father's sudden death.

(Definition of “intoxication” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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