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delirium -- as in: fever induced delirium
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as in: fever induced delirium Define
a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
  • 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
  • He’s been suffering from hallucinations and delirium. Ranting and raving.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • Close beside Digory in the darkness, it was wailing on "Oh, oh, is this delirium?"
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew

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  • it’s simply the weakness of fever, a moment’s delirium,
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • She spent nights awake shaking with fever, fighting against delirium,
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
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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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