Ebriety

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ebriety Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous liquors; inebriety. "Ruinous ebriety ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ebriety Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous liquors; derangement of the mental functions caused by drink.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Ebriety drunkenness
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ebrietas, from. ebrius, intoxicated: cf. F. ébriéte,. Cf. Soer
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ebriāre, -ātum, to make drunk.

Usage

In literature:

The poor man had no resources; it is not, therefore, surprising that he began to have recourse to habitual ebriety.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
Ebriety and Superstition 77.
"The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society" by Erasmus Darwin
Need I point out the change that ebriety produces in the moral and social affections?
"Select Temperance Tracts" by American Tract Society
In the reign of Elizabeth and James I. we find various statutes against ebriety.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
For those who died of the varioloid, were spared the death of ebriety.
"The American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
For those who died of the varioloid, were spared the death of ebriety.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
For those who died of the varioloid, were spared the death of ebriety.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
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