From Latin inēbriātus, past participle of inēbriō (“intoxicate”) from in- + ēbrius (“drunk, intoxicated”) from Proto-Italic *ēɣʷrjos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ēgʷʰ-ryo-s from root *h₁egʷʰ- (“drink”); whence also ebrious and inebriate.
- enPR: ĭ-nēʹbrē-ā-tĭd, IPA(key): /ɪˈniː.bɹi.eɪ.tɪd/
inebriated (comparative more inebriated, superlative most inebriated)
- Behaving as though affected by alcohol including exhilaration, and a dumbed or stupefied manner.
2014 April 21, “Subtle effects”, in 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.
behaving as though affected by alcohol
- Bengali: মস্ত (bn) (môśt)
- Danish: beruset (da), fuld (da)
- Dutch: dronken (nl)
- Finnish: päihtynyt (fi)
- German: betrunken (de), beschwipst (de), angeheitert, alkoholisiert (de)
- Hungarian: részeg (hu), ittas (hu), kapatos, becsípett (hu)
- Latin: ebrius m
- Persian: مست (fa) (mast)
- Plautdietsch: bedrunken, besopen
- Russian: нетре́звый (ru) m (netrézvyj)
- Sanskrit: मत्त (sa) m (matta), प्रमत्त (sa) (pramatta)
- Spanish: ebrio (es), borracho (es), escabiado (es), escabio (es) (Latin America, colloquial)
- Swedish: berusad (sv)
- simple past tense and past participle of inebriate