Examples of delirium in a Sentence
In her delirium, nothing she said made any sense.
shoppers running around in a delirium the day before Christmas
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Recommendations from the Police Executive Research Forum also address excited delirium and the use of Tasers.
The medical examiner ruled the cause of Trammell’s death as excited delirium, a condition that’s been cited as a factor in police force incidents — particularly ones involving Tasers.
With Jongbloed unsighted, the Independiente winger was left to slot home unchallenged to scenes of delirium in Buenos Aires.
Excited delirium is characterized by agitation, aggression, acute distress, unexpected physical strength and sudden death, according to the US National Library of Medicine.
First, even in the midst of first–round delirium, Curry is still the most important player in the playoffs, and maybe the league itself.
Bean's death, like Trammell's, was ruled as excited delirium after a confrontation with police.
What Oakeshott would make of the current Trumpian delirium would be well worth knowing.
Chemically, synthetic cathinones are similar to MDMA and cocaine, and can cause paranoia, hallucinations, panic attacks and/or delirium, according to the NIDA.
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bedlam, bother, brouhaha, bustle, clamor, clatter, commotion, disturbance, fuss, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, squall, stew, stir, storm, tempest, to-do, tumult;
DELIRIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of delirium for English Language Learners
: a mental state in which you are confused and not able to think or speak clearly usually because of fever or some other illness
: a state of wild excitement and great happiness
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