(In*e"bri*ate) a. [L. inebriatus, p. p.] Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.
Thus spake Peter, as a man inebriate and made drunken with the sweetness of this vision, not knowing
what he said.Udall.
(In*e"bri*ate), n. One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard; as, an asylum for
Some inebriates have their paroxysms of inebriety.E. Darwin.
(In*e`bri*a"tion) n. [L. inebriatio.] The condition of being inebriated; intoxication; figuratively,
deprivation of sense and judgment by anything that exhilarates, as success. Sir T. Browne.
Preserve him from the inebriation of prosperity.Macaulay.
Syn. See Drunkenness.
(In`e*bri"e*ty) n. [See Inebriate, Ebriety.] Drunkenness; inebriation. E. Darwin.
(In*e"bri*ous) a. Intoxicated, or partially so; intoxicating. [R.] T. Brown.
(In*ed"it*ed) a. Not edited; unpublished; as, an inedited manuscript. T. Warton.
(||I`née") n. [F.] An arrow poison, made from an apocynaceous plant (Strophanthus hispidus) of the
Gaboon country; called also onaye.
(In*ef`fa*bil"i*ty) n. [L. ineffabilitas: cf. F. ineffabilité.] The quality or state of being ineffable; ineffableness; unspeakableness.
(In*ef"fa*ble) a. [L. ineffabilis: cf. F. ineffable. See In- not, and Effable, Fame.] Incapable
of being expressed in words; unspeakable; unutterable; indescribable; as, the ineffable joys of heaven.
Contentment with our lot . . . will diffuse ineffable contentment over the soul.Beattie.
(In*ef"fa*ble*ness), n. The quality or state of being ineffable or unutterable; unspeakableness.
(In*ef"fa*bly), adv. In a manner not to be expressed in words; unspeakably. Milton.
(In`ef*face"a*ble) a. [Pref. in- not + effaceable: cf. F. ineffaçable.] Incapable of
being effaced; indelible; ineradicable.
(In`ef*face"a*bly), adv. So as not to be effaceable.
(In`ef*fect"i*ble) a. Ineffectual; impracticable. [R.] Bp. Hall.
(In`ef*fect"ive) a. [Pref. in- not + effective: cf. F. ineffectif.] Not effective; ineffectual; futile; inefficient; useless; as,
an ineffective appeal.
The word of God, without the spirit, [is] a dead and ineffective letter.Jer. Taylor.
(In`ef*fect"ive*ly), adv. In an ineffective manner; without effect; inefficiently; ineffectually.
(In`ef*fect"ive*ness), n. Quality of being ineffective.
(In`ef*fec"tu*al) a. Not producing the proper effect; without effect; inefficient; weak; useless; futile; unavailing; as,
an ineffectual attempt; an ineffectual expedient. Pope.
The peony root has been much commended, . . . and yet has been by many found ineffectual.Boyle.