ebriety

  • 1 Ebriety — E*bri e*ty, n.; pl. {Ebrieties}. [L. ebrietas, from. ebrius intoxicated: cf. F. [ e]bri[ e]te. Cf. {So?er}.] Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous liquors; inebriety. Ruinous ebriety. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 ebriety — state or habit of being intoxicated, 1580s, from Fr. ébriété, from L. ebrietatem (nom. ebrietas) drunknenness, from ebrius drunk, full, sated with drink, of unknown origin. The opposite of sobriety. Related: Ebrious …

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  • 3 ebriety — noun /ɪˈbɹaɪɪti/ The state of intoxication, drunkenness. Gods touches, the wounds of his spear, references to ebriety and to nuptial union have to figure in the phraseology by which [a mystical state] is shadowed forth …

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  • 4 ebriety — ebri·e·ty i brī ət ē n, pl ties INEBRIETY * * * ebri·e·ty (e briґə te) inebriation …

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  • 5 ebriety — n. Drunkenness, intoxication, inebriation, inebriety …

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  • 6 ebriety — ebri·e·ty …

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  • 7 ebriety — /əˈbraɪəti/ (say uh bruyuhtee) noun the habit or state of drunkenness. {French ebrieté} …

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  • 8 ebriety — /abrayatiy/ Drunkenness; alcoholic intoxication …

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  • 9 ebriety — /abrayatiy/ Drunkenness; alcoholic intoxication …

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  • 10 ebriety — ə̇ˈbrīəd.ē, ēˈ , ətē, i noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English ebriete, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French ebrieté, from Latin ebrietat , ebrietas, from ebrie (from ebrius drunk) + tat , tas ty more at sober : inebriety …

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  • 11 Ebrieties — Ebriety E*bri e*ty, n.; pl. {Ebrieties}. [L. ebrietas, from. ebrius intoxicated: cf. F. [ e]bri[ e]te. Cf. {So?er}.] Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous liquors; inebriety. Ruinous ebriety. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Intoxication — In*tox i*ca tion, n. 1. (Med.) A poisoning, as by a alcoholic or a narcotic substance. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk. [1913 Webster] 2. A high …

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  • 13 Drunkenness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Drunkenness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 drunkenness drunkenness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intemperance intemperance Sgm: N 1 drinking drinking &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 inebriety inebriety inebriation Sgm …

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  • 14 Ebriosity — E bri*os i*ty ([=e] br[i^]*[o^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. [L. ebriositas, from ebriousus given to drinking, fr. ebrius. See {Ebriety}.] Addiction to drink; habitual drunkenness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Inebriate — In*e bri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inebriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inebriating}.] [L. inebriatus, p. p. of inebriare; pref. in in + ebriare to make drunk, fr. ebrius drunk. See {Ebriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make drunk; to intoxicate. [1913… …

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  • 16 Inebriated — Inebriate In*e bri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inebriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inebriating}.] [L. inebriatus, p. p. of inebriare; pref. in in + ebriare to make drunk, fr. ebrius drunk. See {Ebriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make drunk; to intoxicate.… …

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  • 17 Inebriating — Inebriate In*e bri*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inebriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inebriating}.] [L. inebriatus, p. p. of inebriare; pref. in in + ebriare to make drunk, fr. ebrius drunk. See {Ebriety}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make drunk; to intoxicate.… …

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  • 18 Inebriety — In e*bri e*ty, n. [See {Inebriate}, {Ebriety}.] Drunkenness; inebriation. E. Darwin. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Sober — Sober, a. [Compar. {Soberer}; superl. {Soberest}.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. {Ebriety}.] 1. Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; as, a …

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  • 20 Soberer — Sober Sober, a. [Compar. {Soberer}; superl. {Soberest}.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. {Ebriety}.] 1. Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; …

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