Adjective "delirious" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dɪˈlɪrɪəs/

Definitions and examples

adjective

In an acutely disturbed state of mind characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence; affected by delirium.
  1. 'Sometimes she would have raging temperatures where she would become delirious, speaking nonsense, and not being fully aware of what was going on.'
  2. 'If left untreated, the patient may be highly agitated, develop insomnia, become delirious or go into a coma.'
  3. 'Vivid hallucinations and delirious illusions may also occur.'
  4. 'His vision was dimming as the rock squeezed harder, his mind was almost delirious with the pain.'
  5. 'there was a great roar from the delirious crowd'
  6. 'If, as the run continues, the company unleashes the wild rage of the underdog, it might well hit delirious, instead of merely amusing, heights.'
  7. 'He was feeling the most delirious thrill of joy, mixed with an agony of anticipation, and spiked with that most potent spice: fear.'
  8. 'Raine covered her ears at the shrill sound, ducking away from the delirious crowd as best as she could.'
  9. 'Half the crowd erupted into delirious cheering and celebrating; the other half sitting silently in the stands.'
  10. 'She had been delirious with excitement about the whole thing, from the moment they had been invited along.'
  11. 'The crowd went delirious and pointed with glee as the windscreen wiper machines bumped repeatedly into his contorted form and grew all the more confused.'
  12. 'The crowd is delirious then a great hush - who will take it?'

Definitions

adjective

1. Pathology. affected with or characteristic of delirium.

2. wild with excitement, enthusiasm, etc.: She was delirious with joy at the news.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be delirious with talkings."

"people can be delirious with mania."

"people can be delirious with joys."

"people can be delirious with ankles."

"people can be delirious on arrivals."

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