habitual intoxication


habitual intoxication
Same as habitual drunkenness.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • habitual intoxication — habitual drunkenness or intoxication One who frequently and repeatedly becomes intoxicated by excessive indulgence in intoxicating liquor so as to acquire a fixed habit and an involuntary tendency to become intoxicated as often as the temptation… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habitual intoxication — habitual drunkenness or intoxication One who frequently and repeatedly becomes intoxicated by excessive indulgence in intoxicating liquor so as to acquire a fixed habit and an involuntary tendency to become intoxicated as often as the temptation… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habitual — ha·bit·u·al /hə bi chə wəl/ adj 1: practicing or acting in some manner by force of custom, habit, or addiction a habitual drunkard 2: being such a specified number of times or with designated regularity habitual offenders 3: involved in the… …   Law dictionary

  • habitual drunkenness or intoxication — One who frequently and repeatedly becomes intoxicated by excessive indulgence in intoxicating liquor so as to acquire a fixed habit and an involuntary tendency to become intoxicated as often as the temptation is presented, even though he remains… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habitual drunkenness or intoxication — One who frequently and repeatedly becomes intoxicated by excessive indulgence in intoxicating liquor so as to acquire a fixed habit and an involuntary tendency to become intoxicated as often as the temptation is presented, even though he remains… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habitual drunkenness — or intoxication One who frequently and repeatedly becomes intoxicated by excessive indulgence in intoxicating liquor so as to acquire a fixed habit and an involuntary tendency to become intoxicated as often as the temptation is presented, even… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habitual drunkenness — or intoxication One who frequently and repeatedly becomes intoxicated by excessive indulgence in intoxicating liquor so as to acquire a fixed habit and an involuntary tendency to become intoxicated as often as the temptation is presented, even… …   Black's law dictionary

  • habitual drunkenness — n. The practice of frequently drinking to the point of intoxication. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • intoxication — Term comprehends situation where, by reason of taking intoxicants, an individual does not have the normal use of his physical or mental faculties, thus rendering him incapable of acting in the manner in which an ordinarily prudent and cautious… …   Black's law dictionary

  • intoxication — Term comprehends situation where, by reason of taking intoxicants, an individual does not have the normal use of his physical or mental faculties, thus rendering him incapable of acting in the manner in which an ordinarily prudent and cautious… …   Black's law dictionary