Delirious meaning

dĭ-lîrē-əs
Relating to, suffering from, or characteristic of delirium.
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(medicine) Being in the state of delirium.
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The definition of delirious is being in a disturbed and incoherent state or wildly excited.

An example of delirious is a person who has suffered a head injury and doesn't know where he is or who he is.

An example of delirious is a person who has just had a new baby and is wild with excitement.

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Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; ecstatic.

Delirious joy; a crowd of delirious baseball fans.

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Having uncontrolled excitement; ecstatic.
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Of, characteristic of, or caused by delirium.
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Wildly excited.

Delirious with joy.

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Of, suffering from, or characteristic of delirium.
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In a state of delirium; raving incoherently.
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Origin of delirious

  • From delirium +‎ -ous; see also Latin delirus (“silly, doting, crazy”)

    From Wiktionary