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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"But how could you have gone out if you hadn't been delirious?" Razumihin got hot suddenly.
Zametov, was I sensible or delirious yesterday; settle our dispute."
For a time she was delirious with fever, but after this passed she commenced slowly to regain her strength.
Was I not becoming again delirious, there beyond human aid?
But I soon found her delirious strength much surpassed mine (she was delirious, I became convinced by her subsequent actions and ravings).
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.
Author Amanda Reed takes bliss one step further, helping people find "delirious bliss," which she defines as "finding joy in the craziness, stability in the unsure, and blessings in the issues." She presents her compelling ideas in a new book released by Dog Ear Publishing.
ICU nurses have expressed concerns about the fluctuating nature of delirium and the difficulty communicating with delirious patients.