Simple Definition of delirious
: 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>
Examples of delirious
As the child's temperature went up, he became delirious and didn't know where he was.
He was delirious with fever.
a group of delirious fans celebrating the team's victory
First Known Use of delirious
DELIRIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of delirious
1 : not able to think or speak clearly usually because of a high fever or other illness
2 : wildly excited
Medical Definition of delirious
1: of, relating to, or characteristic of delirium
2: affected with or marked by delirium
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