The Opposite(Antonym) of “nonintoxicative”
The antonyms of nonintoxicative are intoxicating and inebriating. These words describe substances that have the ability to alter one's mental state, often leading to a feeling of euphoria or loss of control.
Definitions and Examples of intoxicating, inebriating
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Having the ability to cause a state of euphoria or loss of control through ingestion or inhalation.
The aroma of the wine was so strong and intoxicating that it made her head spin.
Having the ability to cause drunkenness or intoxication.
The bartender refused to serve him another drink, knowing that it would be inebriating and could lead to trouble.
Key Differences: intoxicating vs inebriating
- 1Intoxicating refers to substances that can cause a feeling of euphoria or loss of control.
- 2Inebriating specifically refers to substances that can cause drunkenness or intoxication.
Effective Usage of intoxicating, inebriating
- 1Health Warnings: Use these antonyms to warn people about the effects of certain substances.
- 2Legal Issues: Use these antonyms in legal contexts to describe the effects of drugs or alcohol.
- 3Describing Sensations: Use these antonyms to describe the effects of substances on the body and mind.
The antonyms intoxicating and inebriating describe substances that can alter one's mental state, often leading to a feeling of euphoria or loss of control. Use these words to warn people about the effects of certain substances, describe the effects of drugs or alcohol in legal contexts, and to describe the sensations caused by these substances.