To see details on the word
delirium
please enable javascript.

delirium
as in:  fever induced delirium


She should not be left alone in case the fever returns and makes her delirious.
  a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
Home
 Mark word for later review on this computer
delirium delirious deliriously
Notes:
Delirium can result from high fever, intoxication, withdrawal, brain injury, and many other causes.
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary - Vocabulary.com®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Samples:
  • 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

  • Show more
  • 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
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   delirium [2] , dementia [4]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Human Behavior, Classic Literature, Medicine, Sports
Home
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading