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DELIRIOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does delirious mean? 

DELIRIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective DELIRIOUS has 2 senses:

1. experiencing delirium
2. marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

  Familiarity information: DELIRIOUS used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DELIRIOUS (adjective)


Sense 1delirious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Experiencing delirium

Synonyms:

delirious; hallucinating

Similar:

ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)


Sense 2delirious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

Synonyms:

delirious; frantic; unrestrained; excited; mad

Context examples:

a crowd of delirious baseball fans / something frantic in their gaiety / a mad whirl of pleasure

Similar:

wild (marked by extreme lack of restraint or control)


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