- Intoxicated, especially with alcohol.
- (while) having one's judgment, motor skills, etc. affected by the use of alcohol or a drug
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Origin of Influence
Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin īnfluentia influx from Latin īnfluēns īnfluent- present participle of īnfluere to flow in in- in in–2 fluere to flow bhleu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English, from Old French influence (“emanation from the stars affecting one's fate”), from Medieval Latin īnfluentia, from Latin īnfluēns (“flowing in”), present active participle of īnfluō (“flow into”), from in- (“in-”) + fluō (“flow”).
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