Definitions

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  • adj. Not intoxicated; sober.

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  • adj. not inebriated

Etymologies

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un- +‎ intoxicated

Examples

  • I drank a little, but did my best to stay unintoxicated.

    Prison Of Souls

  • When the loose but gifted Byron lay in his Venetian exile he observed that, if it could be granted him to go back and live his misspent life over again, he would give his lucid and unintoxicated intervals to the composition, not of frivolous rhymes, but of essays upon political economy.

    Political Economy

  • Byron lay in his Venetian exile he observed that, if it could be granted him to go back and live his misspent life over again, he would give his lucid and unintoxicated intervals to the composition, not of frivolous rhymes, but of essays upon political economy.

    Sketches New and Old

  • A little presence of mind, and a set of men unintoxicated, could have saved the boat.

    Diary in America, Series Two

  • "When proud fortune's ebbing tide recedes," you will bear me witness, that when my bubble of fame was at the highest, I stood unintoxicated with the inebriating cup in my hand, looking forward with rueful resolve to the hastening time, when the blow of Calumny should dash it to the ground with all the eagerness of vengeful triumph.

    The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing his Poems, Songs, and Correspondence. With a New Life of the Poet, and Notices, Critical and Biographical by Allan Cunningham

  • I stood unintoxicated, with the inebriating cup in my hand, looking forward with rueful resolve to the hastening time, when the blow of

    The Letters of Robert Burns

  • All it does is pull away the repressive restraints the unintoxicated mind places upon our behaviour.

    Progressive U - The new media voice for students

  • ... as clarification that 'sober' does not mean 'unintoxicated' but has another sense: grave and sedate, perhaps, as my thorough research on Google just now suggests.

    Word Magazine - Comments

  • Strange that you should choose to be unintoxicated when you face the greatest ordeal of your life. "

    In the Sweet Dry and Dry

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