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delirium
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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unspecified meaning
  • I thought that he was delirious.
  • It could not be delirium.

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  • A man dying from a sudden blow does not commonly become delirious.
  • Sometimes I have thought that it was merely the wild talk of delirium, sometimes that it may have referred to some band of people, perhaps to these very gipsies in the plantation.

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as in: fever induced delirium Define
a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
as in: delirious with joy Define
a state of having been taken over by excitement or emotion
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