delirious


de·lir·i·ous

adjective \di-ˈlir-ē-əs\

: not able to think or speak clearly especially because of fever or other illness

: very excited

Full Definition of DELIRIOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of delirium <delirious mutterings>
2
:  affected with or marked by delirium <delirious with fever> <delirious fans>
de·lir·i·ous·ly adverb
de·lir·i·ous·ness noun

Examples of DELIRIOUS

  1. As the child's temperature went up, he became delirious and didn't know where he was.
  2. He was delirious with fever.
  3. a group of delirious fans celebrating the team's victory

First Known Use of DELIRIOUS

1599

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de·lir·i·ous

adjective \di-ˈlir-ē-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DELIRIOUS

1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of delirium
2
: affected with or marked by delirium
de·lir·i·ous·ly adverb

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