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Meaning of POISONING

Pronunciation:  'poyzuning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  killing by the administration of poison
  2. [n]  the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance

POISONING is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: intoxication, toxic condition
 See Also: alkali poisoning, caffeinism, caffiene intoxication, carbon monoxide poisoning, cyanide poisoning, ergotism, gassing, kill, killing, mercury poisoning, naphthalene poisoning, nicotine poisoning, ophidism, paraquat poisoning, pesticide poisoning, physiological condition, physiological state, putting to death, salicylate poisoning



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: This is the exposure to, inhalation or ingestion of a toxic substance.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adulteration, autointoxication, bane, befouling, beheading, blood, blood poisoning, bloodletting, bloodshed, braining, burning, capital punishment, contamination, corruption, crucifixion, dealing death, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, defilement, destruction, destruction of life, dispatch, electrocution, envenoming, ergotism, euthanasia, execution, extermination, festering, flow of blood, food poisoning, fouling, fusillade, garrote, gassing, gore, hanging, hemlock, immolation, infection, intoxication, judicial murder, kill, killing, lapidation, martyrdom, martyrization, mercy killing, milk sickness, misuse, necktie party, perversion, pollution, prostitution, ptomaine poisoning, pyemia, ritual killing, ritual murder, sacrifice, sepsis, septic poisoning, septicemia, septicopyemia, shooting, slaughter, slaying, stoning, strangling, strangulation, suppuration, taking of life, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, toxemia, venenation, vitiation