An inebriate person is one who is basically drunk. Go out on a Saturday night and you would find hundreds of such inebriated souls.
This is an easy to remember word, isn’t it? Just keep in mind:
We have already covered another alcohol related word, bacchanalia:
Inebriation carries the following dictionary definitions:
1. Habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks.
2. A temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol.
Usage examples for inebriation:
1. But for the most part, the industry has preferred to keep the alcohol, but draw attention away from it by positioning wine as a necessary adjunct to civilized life, rather than as an aid to inebriation. -http://www.newsweek.com
2. I stop at the market on the way home in total disregard of my money situation, the hour of night; the levels of my own inebriation.