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Definition of Intoxication


  1. A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
  2. The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk.
  3. A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.

Intoxication Quotations

The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.

For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
Friedrich Nietzsche

My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness - it is all that I have - and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.
Franz Kafka

Man, being reasonable, must get drunk; the best of life is but intoxication.
Lord Byron

If the headache would only precede the intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue.
Samuel Butler
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Intoxication Translations

intoxication in German is Rausch
intoxication in Latin is crapula
intoxication in Norwegian is beruselse, rus
intoxication in Swedish is rus, berusning

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