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

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 ?
in their vivid colouring of life - As in that fleeting, shadowy, misty strife Of semblance with reality which brings To the delirious eye more lovely things Of Paradise & Love - & all our own!
"I engage with the Snark--every night after dark-- In a dreamy delirious fight: I serve it with greens in those shadowy scenes, And I use it for striking a light:
At every jolt he again felt unendurable pain; his feverishness increased and he grew delirious. Visions of his father, wife, sister, and future son, and the tenderness he had felt the night before the battle, the figure of the insignificant little Napoleon, and above all this the lofty sky, formed the chief subjects of his delirious fancies.
Every night his delirious imagination represented la Esmeralda to him in all the attitudes which had caused his blood to boil most.
"Really delirious? You don't say so!" Porfiry shook his head in a womanish way.
Thatcher was very ill, and a great part of the time delirious. People said it was heartbreaking to hear her call her child, and raise her head and listen a whole minute at a time, then lay it wearily down again with a moan.
"I'm not delirious. Please manage that there may be no talk of my having shot myself on purpose."
Miss Porter was carried off into the jungle by some wild animal while I was lying delirious with fever.
There was a circumstance which at first sight seemed to entangle his delirious but still methodical scheme.
His patient has been delirious; he declines to answer for her life if she goes on as she is going on now; and he thinks -- finding that she is perpetually talking of her master -- that your presence would be useful in quieting her, if you could come here at once, and exert your influence before it is too late.
Monk pronounced this declaration, supported by fifty thousand swords, to which, that same evening, were united, with shouts of delirious joy, the five hundred thousand inhabitants of the good city of London.
As the night came on he became slightly delirious, but towards morning he awoke from a restless sleep.