inebriety


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in·e·bri·e·ty

(in'ē-brī'ĕ-tē),
Habitual indulgence in alcoholic beverages in excessive amounts.
[L. in- intensive + ebrietas, drunkenness]

inebriety

Drunkenness.

in·e·bri·e·ty

(in'ē-brī'ĕ-tē)
Habitual excessive indulgence in alcoholic beverages.
[L. in- intensive + ebrietas, drunkenness]
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This was connected with professional societies in both the United Kingdom and the United States--the British Society for the Study and Cure of Inebriety was formed in 1884 (Berridge, 1990).
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In contrast, Baudelaire's concern in the wine cycle of Les Fleurs du Mal centers on the problem of drunkenness, which may surprise readers remembering that the poet promoted inebriety in the Petits poemes en prose: "Il faut etre toujours ivre" ('Enivrez-vous' 125).
The Armidale Express commented in 1877 on the 'absence of that inebriety which too often obtains at elections'.
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8) speculates that the gender integration of drinking rituals "speaks of the elimination of a masculine subculture based on exclusivity, inebriety, and violence within the United States" (see also Gutmann, 1996, on gender integration in drinking in Mexico).
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