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as in: fever induced delirium Define
a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
  • He’s been suffering from hallucinations and delirium. Ranting and raving.

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  • She should not be left alone in case the fever returns and makes her delirious.
  • What all did I say while I was delirious?
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders

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unspecified meaning
  • He was delirious when he said it.
  • He wondered if he was delirious.

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  • Zero was delirious.
  • He was delirious, and we had to keep watch over him so he wouldn’t hurt himself or anybody else.
  • He’s been delirious for the last week.

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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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