intoxicate

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin intoxicātus, past participle of intoxicō, from Latin toxicō < toxicus, from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toksikon).

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intoxicate (third-person singular simple present intoxicates, present participle intoxicating, simple past and past participle intoxicated)

  1. To stupefy by doping with chemical substances such as alcohol.

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intoxicate (comparative more intoxicate, superlative most intoxicate)

  1. (obsolete) Intoxicated.
  2. (obsolete) Overexcited, as with joy or grief.
    • Chapman
      Alas, good mother, be not intoxicate for me; / I am well enough.

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