Translation: from latin

ebriety

  • 1 ebrietas

    ēbrĭĕtas, ātis, f. [ebrius], drunkenness, ebriety (cf.: ebriositas, crapula), * Cic. Tusc. 4, 12; Sen. Ep. 83, 16 sq.; Quint. 1, 11, 2: Plin. 14, 22, 28, § 142: in proelia trudit inermem, * Hor. Ep. 1, 5, 16; Ov. A. A. 1, 597:

    tumultuosa,

    Vulg. Prov. 20, 1 al. — Plur., carouses, Sen. Ep. 24, 16; Col. 1 praef. § 16. —
    II.
    Transf., of things:

    nimio liquore abundat rumpitque se pomi ipsius ebrietas,

    i. e. excess of juice, Plin. 13, 4, 9, § 45.

    Lewis & Short latin dictionary > ebrietas

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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 …   Wiktionary

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

  • ebriety — n. Drunkenness, intoxication, inebriation, inebriety …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ebriety — ebri·e·ty …   English syllables

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

  • ebriety — /abrayatiy/ Drunkenness; alcoholic intoxication …   Black's law dictionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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