Definitions of "intoxication"
  1. The condition of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol to the point it alters normal physical or mental functions
  2. A legal defense strategy in which a person claims their mental capacity was so impaired by alcohol or drugs that they could not form the intention necessary to commit a criminal act
How to use "intoxication" in a sentence
  1. The defendant claimed intoxication, asserting that he was too drunk at the time of the incident to form a criminal intent.
  2. After several drinks, her level of intoxication was so high that she could barely walk.
  3. He was charged with driving under intoxication after failing a breathalyzer test.

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