delirious


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marked by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation

Synonyms for delirious

experiencing delirium

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marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

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For a time she was delirious with fever, but after this passed she commenced slowly to regain her strength.
His heart-rending cry, drawn from him by despair, that last effort of an eternal love, of a delirious passion, was successful, the mind of his darling was awaking.
At the cry, at the shot, the countess sprang from the carriage, and ran, with delirious emotion, over the snow to the banks of the river; she saw the burned bivouacs and the charred remains of the bridge, and the fatal raft, which the men were launching into the icy waters of the Beresina.
Never in the delirious dream of a disordered brain could anything more savage, more appalling, more hellish be conceived than that dark form and savage face which broke upon us out of the wall of fog.
But the shock of the night's adventures had shattered his nerves, and before morning he lay delirious in a high fever under the care of Dr.
It was not in the least surprising that Rogojin should be, at this time, in a more or less delirious condition; for not to speak of the excitements of the day, he had spent the night before in the train, and had not slept more than a wink for forty-eight hours.
That the people and the States should, for a sufficient period of time, elect an uninterupted succession of men ready to betray both; that the traitors should, throughout this period, uniformly and systematically pursue some fixed plan for the extension of the military establishment; that the governments and the people of the States should silently and patiently behold the gathering storm, and continue to supply the materials, until it should be prepared to burst on their own heads, must appear to every one more like the incoherent dreams of a delirious jealousy, or the misjudged exaggerations of a counterfeit zeal, than like the sober apprehensions of genuine patriotism.
Because you are not feverish or delirious to-night, but thoroughly awake; midnight is striking, which is the hour murderers choose.
Shadows ran, as if bewildered, to and fro on the vessel, and mournful cries accompanied these delirious walkers.
At Delirious games, we believe playing is the key to learning about health and fitness," says founder Shaun Carter.
They are 'going delirious with the power of their wealth that they think they can buy the dignity and soul of the residents of San Juan,' she added.
After treating a young woman with delirious mania, we were compelled to comment on the case report "Confused and nearly naked after going on spending sprees" (Cases That Test Your Skills, Current Psychiatry.
There were a lot of delirious punters here at Hampden.
COMEDIAN John Bishop started to feel delirious yesterday as sleep deprivation left him barely able to speak during his mammoth triathlon challenge.
QUEENSLAND provided captain Darren Lockyer with a fitting farewell to Origin football as they secured a record sixth straight series triumph in front of 52,498 delirious fans in Brisbane.