Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb intoxicate

3 senses of intoxicate

Sense 1
elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate -- (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

Sense 2
intoxicate, soak, inebriate -- (make drunk (with alcoholic drinks))
       => affect -- (act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate")

Sense 3
intoxicate -- (have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug)
       => poison -- (administer poison to; "She poisoned her husband but he did not die")

Antonyms of adj intoxicated

2 senses of intoxicated

Sense 1
intoxicated (vs. sober), drunk, inebriated -- (stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated")

sober (vs. intoxicated) -- (not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol))
        => cold sober, stone-sober -- (totally sober)
        => drug-free -- (characteristic of a person not taking illegal drugs or of a place where no illegal drugs are used)
        => dry, teetotal -- (practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages; "he's been dry for ten years"; "no thank you; I happen to be teetotal")
        => uninebriated, unintoxicated -- (not inebriated)

Sense 2
intoxicated, drunk -- (as if under the influence of alcohol; "felt intoxicated by her success"; "drunk with excitement")

INDIRECT (VIA excited) -> unexcited -- (not excited; "made an unexcited appraisal of the situation")

Similarity of adj intoxicated

2 senses of intoxicated

Sense 1
intoxicated (vs. sober), drunk, inebriated -- (stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated")
       => bacchanalian, bacchanal, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic -- (used of riotously drunken merrymaking; "a night of bacchanalian revelry"; "carousing bands of drunken soldiers"; "orgiastic festivity")
       => beery -- (smelling of beer)
       => besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet -- (very drunk)
       => potty, tiddly, tipsy -- (slightly intoxicated)
       => bibulous, boozy, drunken, sottish -- (given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol; "a bibulous fellow"; "a bibulous evening"; "his boozy drinking companions"; "thick boozy singing"; "a drunken binge"; "two drunken gentlemen holding each other up"; "sottish behavior")
       => doped, drugged, narcotized, narcotised -- (under the influence of narcotics; "knocked out by doped wine"; "a drugged sleep"; "were under the effect of the drugged sweets"; "in a stuperous narcotized state")
       => half-seas-over -- (British informal for `intoxicated')
       => high, mellow -- (slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana))
       => hopped-up, stoned -- (under the influence of narcotics)

Sense 2
intoxicated, drunk -- (as if under the influence of alcohol; "felt intoxicated by her success"; "drunk with excitement")
       => excited (vs. unexcited) -- (in an aroused state)

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