In·e·bri·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inebriated p. pr. & vb. n. Inebriating ]
1. To make drunk; to intoxicate.
That cheer but not inebriate. --Cowper.
2. Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment; also, to stupefy.
The inebriating effect of popular applause. --Macaulay.
adj : stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially
alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors";
"helplessly inebriated" [syn: intoxicated, drunk]