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Meaning of DELIRIOUS

Pronunciation:  di'leereeus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
  2. [adj]  experiencing delirium

DELIRIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: excited, frantic, hallucinating, ill, mad, sick, unrestrained, wild



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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