Emotion vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

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Emotion is a related term of intoxication.


As nouns the difference between emotion and intoxication

is that emotion is emotion while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

emotion

English

Noun

(wikipedia emotion) (en noun)
  • A person's internal state of being and involuntary physiological response to an object or a situation, based on or tied to physical state and sensory data.
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  • A reaction by an non-human organism with behavioral and physiological elements similar to a person's response.
  • Derived terms

    * emotionable * emotional

    Synonyms

    * (sense, person's internal state of being) feeling, affect

    intoxication

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
  • He suffered acute intoxication from the combined effects of several drugs.
  • 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.