n. state of being affected with delirium

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Deliriousness — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deliriousness — noun see delirious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deliriousness — See deliriously. * * * …   Universalium

  • deliriousness — noun The characteristic of being delirious …   Wiktionary

  • deliriousness — de·lir·i·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • deliriousness — noun see delirious …   Useful english dictionary

  • delirious — adjective Date: 1599 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of delirium < delirious mutterings > 2. affected with or marked by delirium < delirious with fever > < delirious fans > • deliriously adverb • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Oesophagostomum — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Nematoda Order: Strongylida …   Wikipedia

  • delirious — deliriously, adv. deliriousness, n. /di lear ee euhs/, adj. 1. Pathol. affected with or characteristic of delirium. 2. wild with excitement, enthusiasm, etc.: She was delirious with joy at the news. [1590 1600; DELIRI(UM) + OUS] Syn. 2. thrilled …   Universalium

  • delirium — noun /dɪˈlɪɹɪəm/ A temporary mental state with a sudden onset, usually reversible, including symptoms of confusion, inability to concentrate, disorientation, anxiety, and sometimes hallucinations. Causes can include dehydration, drug intoxication …   Wiktionary

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