In*tox`i*ca"tion (?), n.
A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk.
A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.
That secret intoxication of pleasure.
Syn. -- Drunkenness; inebriation; inebriety; ebriety; infatuation; delirium. See Drunkenness.
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