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If the symptoms are severe, the term "substance intoxication delirium" may be used. Slang terms include: getting high (generic), being stoned or blazed (usually in reference to cannabis), and many more specific slang terms for particular intoxicants. Alcohol intoxication is graded in intensity from buzzed, to tipsy, all the way up to drunk, hammered, smashed, fucked up, wasted, destroyed, shitfaced and a number of other terms.
Examples (and ICD-10 code) include:
The term contact high is sometimes used to describe intoxication without direct administration, either by second-hand smoke (as with cannabis), or by placebo in the presence of others who are intoxicated.
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