Part of speech: noun

Drunkenness; intense excitement.

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Usage examples "intoxication":

  1. This contact brought a thrill of ecstasy- an intoxication to his senses. - "The Pines of Lory", 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", 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", Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat).