delirious


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de·lir·i·ous

 (dĭ-lîr′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Of, suffering from, or characteristic of delirium.
2. Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; ecstatic: delirious joy; a crowd of delirious baseball fans.

de·lir′i·ous·ly adv.
de·lir′i·ous·ness n.

delirious

(dɪˈlɪrɪəs)
adj
1. (Pathology) affected with delirium
2. wildly excited, esp with joy or enthusiasm
deˈliriously adv
deˈliriousness n

de•lir•i•ous

(dɪˈlɪər i əs)

adj.
1. affected with or characteristic of delirium.
2. wild with excitement, enthusiasm, etc.
[1590–1600]
de•lir′i•ous•ly, adv.
de•lir′i•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.delirious - experiencing delirium
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
2.delirious - marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotiondelirious - marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
wild - marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties"

delirious

adjective
1. mad, crazy, raving, insane, demented, deranged, incoherent, unhinged, light-headed I was delirious and blacked out several times.
mad calm, sensible, rational, coherent, sane, lucid, clear-headed, compos mentis (Latin), in your right mind
2. ecstatic, wild, excited, frantic, frenzied, hysterical, carried away, blissed out, beside yourself, sent, Corybantic He was delirious with joy.
ecstatic calm, controlled, level-headed

delirious

adjective
Marked by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation:
Archaic: madding.
Translations
مُنْفَعِل عاطِفِيًّاهاذٍ
blouznícíšílený
ekstatiskfebersygskøruklarvild
félrebeszélõ
frá sér numinnmeî óráîi
apsvaigęskliedintispašėlęspašėlusiai
murgojošsneprātīgsnesakarīgs
blúzniaci
çılgına dönmüşsayıklayan

delirious

[dɪˈlɪrɪəs] ADJ
1. (Med) → delirante
to be deliriousdelirar, desvariar
2. (fig) (with happiness etc) → loco
to be delirious with joyestar loco de alegría

delirious

[dɪˈlɪriəs] adj
(= feverish) → délirant(e)
to be delirious [patient] → délirer
(= ecstatic) [fans, crowds] → en délire

delirious

adj (Med) → im Delirium; (fig)im Taumel; to be delirious with joyim Freudentaumel sein

delirious

[dɪˈlɪrɪəs] adj (Med) (fig) → delirante, in delirio
to be delirious → delirare (fig) → farneticare
delirious with joy → pazzo/a di gioia

delirious

(diˈliriəs) adjective
1. wandering in the mind and talking complete nonsense (usually as a result of fever). The sick man was delirious and nothing he said made sense.
2. wild with excitement. She was delirious with happiness at the news.
deˈliriously adverb
deliriously happy.

de·lir·i·ous

a. delirante, en estado de delirio.

delirious

adj delirante; to be — tener delirio(s), estar delirando; He’s delirious..Tiene delirios..Está delirando.
References in classic literature ?
Heyward felt a burning desire to rush forward to meet them, so intense was the delirious anxiety of the moment; but he was restrained by the deliberate examples of the scout and Uncas.
There was a circumstance which at first sight seemed to entangle his delirious but still methodical scheme.
For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb.
She was then in attendance on the sick-bed of her husband, who lay delirious in the crisis of a fever.
He found Huck still in the bed that had been provided for him, and delirious with fever.
Miss Temple was not to be seen: I knew afterwards that she had been called to a delirious patient in the fever-room.
But I soon found her delirious strength much surpassed mine (she was delirious, I became convinced by her subsequent actions and ravings).
I believe I had a delirious idea of seizing the red-hot poker out of the fire, and running him through with it.
That the people and the States should, for a sufficient period of time, elect an uninterupted succession of men ready to betray both; that the traitors should, throughout this period, uniformly and systematically pursue some fixed plan for the extension of the military establishment; that the governments and the people of the States should silently and patiently behold the gathering storm, and continue to supply the materials, until it should be prepared to burst on their own heads, must appear to every one more like the incoherent dreams of a delirious jealousy, or the misjudged exaggerations of a counterfeit zeal, than like the sober apprehensions of genuine patriotism.
His heart-rending cry, drawn from him by despair, that last effort of an eternal love, of a delirious passion, was successful, the mind of his darling was awaking.
When she seemed to me to have opened her whole heart to pain, to be deliberately plunging herself into misery with the first delirious frenzy of despair, I caught at my opportunity, and told her of the fears that troubled the poor dying man, told her how and why it was that he had given me this fatal message.
That night I was ill again, feverish and delirious.