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delirious

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adjective de·lir·i·ous \di-ˈlir-ē-əs\

Simple Definition of delirious

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

  • : very excited

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of delirious

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of delirium <delirious mutterings>

  2. 2 :  affected with or marked by delirium <delirious with fever> <delirious fans>

deliriously adverb
deliriousness noun

Examples of delirious in a sentence

  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



1599

First Known Use of delirious

1599

Rhymes with delirious


DELIRIOUS Defined for Kids

delirious

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adjective de·lir·i·ous \di-ˈlir-ē-əs\

Definition of delirious for Students

  1. 1 :  not able to think or speak clearly usually because of a high fever or other illness

  2. 2 :  wildly excited

deliriously adverb <deliriously happy>



Medical Dictionary

delirious

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adjective de·lir·i·ous \di-ˈlir-ē-əs\

Medical Definition of delirious

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or characteristic of delirium

  2. 2:  affected with or marked by delirium

deliriously adverb




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