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delirium
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • He did not see that it would have been better to soothe the interval with a new hope, and prevent the delirium of a too sudden elation.
  • I dared not trust myself to see you that morning; I was filled with selfish passion; I was shattered by a night of conscious delirium.

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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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