Definitions for deliriousdɪˈlɪər i əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•lir•i•ousdɪˈlɪər i əs(adj.)

  1. affected with or characteristic of delirium.

    Category: Pathology

  2. wild with excitement, enthusiasm, etc.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delirious, hallucinating(adj)

    experiencing delirium

  2. delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained(adj)

    marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

    "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. delirious(adjective)ɪˈlɪər i əs

    seeing things that do not exist because of an illness

    a patient who became delirious


  1. delirious(Adjective)

    Being in the state of delirium

  2. delirious(Adjective)

    Having uncontrolled excitement; ecstatic

  3. Origin: From delirium ; see also delirus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delirious(adj)

    having a delirium; wandering in mind; light-headed; insane; raving; wild; as, a delirious patient; delirious fancies

Translations for delirious

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


wandering in the mind and talking complete nonsense (usually as a result of fever)

The sick man was delirious and nothing he said made sense.

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