Inebrious

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Inebrious Intoxicated, or partially so; intoxicating.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inebrious Drunk or partly drunk; inebriated.
    • inebrious Causing drunkenness; intoxicating.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Inebrious drunk: causing intoxication
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Quotations

  • George Steiner
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    “There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. inebriāre, -ātumin, inten., ebriāre, to make drunk—ebrius, drunk.

Usage

In literature:

She had, in a state of beastly inebriation, fallen into the fire.
"Wild Western Scenes" by John Beauchamp Jones
How far down need a man go before he becomes an inebriate?
"The Abominations of Modern Society" by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
Dodge, late of the New York State Inebriate Asylum, who, with.
"Grappling with the Monster" by T. S. Arthur
This liquor is still drank in Russia: it is made from millet, and is very inebriating.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
The average age at which in England women inebriates begin drinking in excess is 26.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
A light shower scattered the crowd and left the inebriate addressing a horse and a wood-pile.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
The most besotted inebriate cannot tell you the day, nor the month, when he became a confirmed drunkard.
"Golden Steps to Respectability, Usefulness and Happiness" by John Mather Austin
For a pirate of the Byronic order, my dear Conrad, you are strangely unversed in the ways of the sex which cheers but not inebriates.
"The Pursuit of the House-Boat" by John Kendrick Bangs
When they should become fully inebriated they considered the matter of their arrest both easy and certain.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
The Isle of Blasted Hopes was useless even as an asylum for inebriates.
"The Book of the Bush" by George Dunderdale
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In poetry:

Consult them; they are eloquent
For senses not inebriate.
They trust thee on the star intent,
That leads to land their freight.
"The Last Contention" by George Meredith
Before thy throne we boast the name
Of Freemen:—God, thy frown is just.
Immortals, break your bonds of shame!
Arise, inebriates, from the dust!
"Hymn of the Emancipation" by John Pierpont
Daughter to the wind, snow-white butterfly,
Inebriate with perfume and sunlight,
Wandering from garden to amaranth,
And from iris to fiery rose alighting.
"To A Butterfly" by Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda
This is the hour they then foretold--
When earth, inebriate with crime,
Laughed right to scorn, and guilt, grown bold,
Knelt worshiping at mammon's shrine.
"“The Liberty Bells”" by Mary Baker Eddy
Then knew each rapt inebriate
A winged and glorious birth,
Soared upward, with strange joy elate,
Beat, with dazed head, Varuna's gate,
And, sobered, sank to earth.
"The Brewing Of Soma" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Fair dawn'd that April Sabbath morn; the voice
Of joyous birds awoke on every bough,
The woods, the shining waters, all rejoice—
But where? O lost inebriate! where art thou?
"On Seeing A Dead Body of A Man" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Computer scientists have published a paper detailing how two algorithms could be used in conjunction with thermal imaging to scan for inebriated people in public places.
On Sunday's Mad Men, beloved Sterling Cooper art director Salvatore Romano was cruelly relieved of his position after refusing to service an inebriated Texan.
Thanksgiving with the family is a lot more fun when you're inebriated.
The police chief is still on patrol here where the mayor says he's got no evidence that the man did anything but be a designated driver on March 3 when one of his passengers was perceived to be inebriated.
Sonoran Brewing Company's The Inebriator.
The final police report shows a Tennessee man and his friends appeared " inebriated " during a Georgia Dome football game minutes before that man fell 45 feet to his death.
Glee's Darren Criss' "Maybe Inebriated " Performance.
Before you think I may have already had one too many and am talking a load of nonsense, I present to you… The Inebriator.
'Spawned by inebriation:' Steeler sorry for wild DUI chase.
State Police usually must take to the roads to hunt for inebriated drivers.
LIFEGUARD Julian Niccolini, an owner of the Four Seasons restaurant, does not always wear hip waders, even though inebriated diners have ended up in the restaurant's pool.
An inebriated Albuquerque man who got his foot stuck underneath his motorcycle called the police for help.
Alcohol enemas rapidly speed up the process of inebriation by allowing the alcohol to be absorbed directly into the bloodstream and cutting out the middle man (a.k.a.
Check out the results when Mr Inebriated gets talked into trying the jump hurdles.
I don't think I was inebriated enough for the Interpol concert in Allentown.
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