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deliration

[ del-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɛl əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun Archaic.
mental derangement; raving; delirium.
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Origin of deliration

1590–1600; <Latin dēlīrātiōn- (stem of dēlīrātiō) folly, equivalent to dēlīr(āre) to be silly, literally, go out of the furrow (dē-de- + līr(a) furrow + -āre infinitive ending) + -ātiōn--ation
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