delirium

Part of speech: noun

Mental aberration, as in fever; wandering of the mind.

Part of speech: noun

Intense excitement; rapture.

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Usage examples "delirium":

  1. But the long hours of unconsciousness and delirium wore away. - "Bull Hunter", Max Brand.
  2. For a time she knew her head was wrong, and was always asking our pardon- the dear, gentle old woman: then delirium set in strong, without pause. - "Famous Stories Every Child Should Know", Various.
  3. Is this- can this be a remnant of delirium? - "Bye-Ways", Robert Smythe Hichens.