poisoning

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poisoning (plural poisonings)

  1. The administration of a poison.
  2. The state of being poisoned.
    • 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 [] began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated. The poisoning was irreversible, and soon ended in psychosis and death.

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poisoning

  1. Present participle of poison.

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