What does the word delirious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Deliriously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • DELIRIOUSNESS.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Suffering from delirium.

Usage examples for delirious

  1. He was confined to his bed when I saw him, and appeared to me to be delirious. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  2. They had only the one bassour; that in which Saidee and Victoria had come to Toudja from Oued Tolga, but Nevill was delirious more often than not, and had no idea that a sacrifice was being made for him. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. As the dawn broke, the dash came, and Harry Dean was sick at heart as he sharply rallied the startled guard to prevent the rescue of his own brother and straightway delirious with joy when he saw the gray mass sweeping on him and knew that he would fail. – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
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