Definition of Methysis

1. drunkenness [n METHYSES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methysis

methyltryptamine
methyltryptophan
methyltyramine
methyltyrosines
methylumbelliferone sulfatase
methylurea compounds
methyluridine
methylxanthine
methylxanthines
methyprylon
methyprylone
methysergide
methysergide maleate
methysergides
methyses
methysis (current term)
methysticin
methæmoglobin
metiamide
metic
metica
meticais
metical
meticals
meticas
meticillin
metics
meticulosities
meticulosity

Literary usage of Methysis

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1. Religion and Drink by Edmund Atwill Wasson (1914)
"... wine, alludes to this very passage as showing the intoxicating power of oinos: "This wine in excess produced methysis" [intoxication] (John 2.10). ..."

2. An etymological and explanatory dictionary of the terms and language of geology by George Roberts (1839)
"... methysis, intoxication) ; a precious stone of a violet colour, which acquired its name from the ancients supposing ..."

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