What does the word intoxication mean?

Usage examples for intoxication

  1. This contact brought a thrill of ecstasy- an intoxication to his senses. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  2. We two kept well out in the shadows, till all of that hundred or more of blacks seemed to have reached the height of intoxication; then we moved in. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  3. I have often remarked the strange effects of intoxication, and the different manner in which persons are affected with liquor. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)