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 for inebriation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inebriation \In*e`bri*a"tion\, n. [L. inebriatio.]
     The condition of being inebriated; intoxication;
     figuratively, deprivation of sense and judgment by anything
     that exhilarates, as success. --Sir T. Browne.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Preserve him from the inebriation of prosperity.
                                                    --Macaulay.
  
     Syn: See Drunkenness.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inebriation
      n 1: 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 [syn: alcoholism, alcohol
           addiction, inebriation, drunkenness]
      2: a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of
         alcohol [syn: drunkenness, inebriation, inebriety,
         intoxication, tipsiness, insobriety] [ant: soberness,
         sobriety]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "inebriation":
     Dutch courage, a high, befuddlement, besottedness, drunkenness,
     fuddle, fuddledness, fuddlement, hangover, inebriety, insobriety,
     intoxication, katzenjammer, morning after, pot-valiance, pot-valor,
     sottedness, tipsiness
  
  

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