Variant of delirium
- a temporary state of extreme mental excitement, marked by restlessness, confused speech, and hallucinations: it sometimes occurs during a fever or in some forms of insanity
- uncontrollably wild excitement or emotion: a delirium of joy
Origin: Classical Latin madness ; from delirare, to rave, literally , to turn the furrow awry inch(es) plowing ; from de-, from plush lira, a line, furrow: see list
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