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See definition of delirious on Dictionary.com
  • adj.mentally imbalanced
  • adj.excited; very happy

synonyms for delirious

  • crazed
  • insane
  • mad
  • maniacal
  • manic
  • unhinged
  • aberrant
  • bewildered
  • confused
  • crazy
  • demented
  • deranged
  • deviant
  • deviate
  • disarranged
  • disordered
  • distracted
  • disturbed
  • flipped
  • flipped out
  • hallucinatory
  • incoherent
  • irrational
  • lightheaded
  • lunatic
  • maniac
  • off one's head
  • out of one's head
  • out of one's skull
  • rambling
  • raving
  • unreasonable
  • unsettled
  • wandering
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antonyms for delirious

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  • balanced
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • sane
  • sound
  • collected
  • normal
  • unexcited
  • unhappy
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How to use delirious in a sentence

It didn’t take long for them to end up in the worst kind of scenario—lost, exhausted, and increasingly delirious.
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He was delirious, so she and another nurse sedated him and tied him down, which kept him alive.
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Patients can end up delirious and in pain, weakened by an unremitting torrent of bloody diarrhea.
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Harangues against the king and the aristocrats rendered them delirious with rage.
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Rose Maylie had rapidly grown worse, and before midnight was delirious.
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And that your next clear recollection is of lying here, where you were brought after being found delirious by the police?
THE BAG OF DIAMONDSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
And all this while, burning with fever, Ella Bedford lay delirious, and with a nurse at her bedside night and day.
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Patients having this disease sometimes grow delirious and violent, and the priest should be careful how he handles them.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The words were so audibly breathed that the girl started in her delirious sorrow, and gazed wildly around.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
I grew worse during a whole week, and was delirious without intermission, both day and night.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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WORDS RELATED TO DELIRIOUS

  • agitated
  • anxious
  • berserk
  • bothered
  • carried away
  • crazed
  • delirious
  • demented
  • distraught
  • distressed
  • frantic
  • frenetic
  • hysterical
  • insane
  • mad
  • out of one's mind
  • out of one's wit
  • overwrought
  • rattled
  • raving
  • shook up
  • unbalanced
  • unhinged
  • upset
  • very upset
  • worked-up
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