In*tox"i*cate (?), a. [LL. intoxicatus, p. p. of intoxicare to drug or poison; pref. in- in + L. toxicum a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. , fr. pertaining to a bow. See Toxic.]




Overexcited, as with joy or grief.

Alas, good mother, be not intoxicate for me; I am well enough. Chapman.


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In*tox"i*cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intoxicated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Intoxicating.]


To poison; to drug.



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

With new wine inoxicated both. Milton.


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

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

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


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