As nouns the difference between intoxication and incapacitation
is that intoxication
is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance while incapacitation
is the act of incapacitating or state of being incapacitated; incapacity; disqualification.
A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk.
A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.
- He suffered acute intoxication from the combined effects of several drugs.
The act of incapacitating or state of being incapacitated; incapacity; disqualification.
* 1822 , , The Best Letters of Charles Lamb , LXVIII. To Wordsworth. March 20:
* 2006 Dec. 14, , "
- I dare not whisper to myself a pension on this side of absolute incapacitation and infirmity, till years have sucked me dry.
Johnson's Illness Puts Control of the Senate in Doubt," Time :
- The incapacitation of South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson has put all eyes in Washington on what is normally a little-noticed Senate vote now scheduled for Jan. 4.