noun. habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms.
- drug addiction
- white plague
noun. a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.
- temporary state
Example sentences of the word inebriation
1. Noun, singular or mass
Unlike many teenagers in the U.S., teenagers in Greece consider it socially acceptable to drink from a young age, as long as consumption of alcohol does not lead to visible inebriation.