inebriated

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English

Etymology

From Latin inebriatus, past participle of inebriare (to intoxicate), from ēbrius (drunk)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /inˈiːbrieɪtɪd/
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Adjective

inebriated (comparative more inebriated, superlative most inebriated)

  1. Behaving as though affected by alcohol including exhilaration, and a dumbed or stupefied manner.
    • 2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, The Economist, volume 411, number 8884: 
      Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.

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Verb

inebriated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of inebriate