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delirious Explained

delirious at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'lıərıəs]

delirious at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 talking continuously in an excited or anxious way, especially because you are ill: --He suffered an attack of malaria and was delirious.//
2 extremely excited or happy: delirious with// --He was delirious with joy.// -- deliriously adv //

delirious at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

130 Moby Thesaurus words for "delirious":
abandoned, ablaze, afire, all agog, amok, ardent, at fever pitch,
babbling, bellowing, berserk, bewildered, boiling over, breathless,
burning, carried away, confused, cordial, corybantic, crazed,
crazy, delighted, demented, demoniac, deranged, disarranged,
disordered, distracted, disturbed, dizzy, drunk, ecstatic,
enraptured, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, exuberant, fanatical,
febrile, feral, ferocious, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish,
feverous, fierce, fiery, flaming, flushed, frantic, frenetic,
frenzied, fulminating, furious, giddy, glowing, haggard, hearty,
heated, hectic, hog-wild, hot, howling, hyperpyretic, hyperthermic,
hysteric, hysterical, impassioned, in a fever, in a transport,
in hysterics, incoherent, infatuated, inflamed, insane, intense,
intoxicated, irrational, keen, lightheaded, lively, lunatic, mad,
madding, maniac, off, on fire, orgasmic, orgiastic, overanxious,
overdesirous, overeager, overenthusiastic, overexcited,
overwrought, overzealous, passionate, perfervid, possessed,
pyretic, rabid, raging, rambling, ramping, ranting, rapturous,
raving, ravished, red-hot, roaring, running mad, steaming, steamy,
storming, thrilled, transported, ultrazealous, uncontrollable,
unhinged, unreasonable, unrestrained, unsettled, vigorous, violent,
wandering, warm, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, zealous

delirious at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Excitability): excitable, high-strung, irritable, irascible, impatient, intolerant, feverish, febrile, hysterical, delirious, mercurial, restless, fidgety, skittish, vehement, demonstrative, violent.

delirious at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
1 in an excited state and not able to think or speak clearly, usually because of fever:
He became delirious and couldn't recognize people. * By the time she was rescued, she was delirious with cold and fear.
2 extremely excited and happy:
The crowds were delirious with joy.
deliriously adverb

Delirious at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Delirious \De*lir"i*ous\, a. [From {Delirium}.]
Having a delirium; wandering in mind; light-headed; insane;
raving; wild; as, a delirious patient; delirious fancies. --
{De*lir"i*ous*ly}, adv. -- {De*lir"i*ous*ness}, n.

delirious at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

delirious
adj 1: experiencing delirium [syn: {hallucinating}]
2: marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of
delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their
gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure" [syn: {excited}, {frantic},
{mad}, {unrestrained}]

delirious at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: term » delirium Inter: suffix » |ous; see also Inter: etyl » la|en Inter: term » delirus||lang=la|silly, doting, crazy

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈlɪɹɪəs/|/dɪˈlɪəɹɪəs/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɪəriəs

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Inter: sympto » m Being in the state of delirium.
    1. Having uncontrolled excitement; ecstatic.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » being in the state of delirium

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|бълнуващ
  • Finnish: kuumeinen, houraileva, houreinen
  • German: deliriös
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|félrebeszél

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|delirante
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|delirante
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|delirmek


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » having uncontrolled excitement; ecstatic
    • Finnish: haltioitunut, hurmioitunut
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|delirante


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|delice

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » gd: mearanach, breisleachail


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » delirious
    Translation: eo » delirious
    Translation: fa » delirious
    Translation: fr » delirious
    Translation: ko » delirious
    Translation: io » delirious
    Translation: kn » delirious
    Translation: hu » delirious
    Translation: ml » delirious
    Translation: my » delirious
    Translation: pl » delirious
    Translation: sm » delirious
    Translation: sv » delirious
    Translation: ta » delirious
    Translation: te » delirious
    Translation: tr » delirious
    Translation: vi » delirious
    Translation: zh » delirious