Being drunk with love is a feeling that is hard to describe, but so many of us have experienced it before. It’s that post-date dizziness. It’s the butterflies in your stomach when you’re with them. It’s the rose-tinted glasses you see them through. They are so perfect for you.
Flickr / bigbirdz Poets, songwriters and authors have written about the intoxicating effects of being in love. But a new study suggests that the love hormone oxytocin has similar effects to being drunk and not just the more pleasurable aspects of intoxication.
1a : Ability Impaired by Alcohol. b : Having a blood alcohol level that exceeds a legal limit for alcohol consumption. 2 : dominated by an intense feeling of intoxication with anger. 3: related to, caused by, or characterized by intoxication: drunk driving and driving under the influence. drunk.
When you’re intoxicated by life, don’t be afraid. You imagine something and then you do it and later think about the consequences. Imagine how influential you could be on a new generation of people if you could only master the art of intoxication.
So far you have physical relaxation that relieves stress, reduced judgment so you can speak and behave however you choose, and stimulation of the brain’s reward system, making you feel like something beautiful is about to happen.
Alcohol inhibits the release of oxytocin from the pituitary glands in both men and women. Alcohol affects the centers of oxytocin production in both men and women. The effect of alcohol on the oxytocin system can change with repeated exposure. Oxytocin administration tends to decrease alcohol consumption in both men and women.
But the main question here is: do drunks mean what they say? The simple answer to that is: Yes, they do. Alcohol is not a mind-altering substance like some others. It doesn’t put us in an alternate state of mind where we hallucinate or experience extreme moods.
Disparaging and offensive. a habitual drinker who is frequently drunk: my father was a drinker who never had a steady job.
You may become emotionally unstable and get upset or sad easily. You could lose your coordination and have trouble making judgments and remembering things. Your vision could be blurred and you could lose your balance. You may also feel tired or sleepy.
Being drunk is a general term used to describe the effects of alcohol, such as: loss of coordination or balance. Impaired reflexes. Slurred speech.
1. Alcohol intoxication to the point of loss of control of normal physical and mental functions. 2. Overwhelmed by strong influences or emotions.
a temporary condition resulting from excessive alcohol consumption. Synonyms: intoxication, drunkenness, drunkenness, drunkenness, dizziness. Antonyms: sobriety, sobriety.