deliriant

[ dih-leer-ee-uhnt ]
/ dɪˈlɪər i ənt /

adjective

involving or causing delirium.

noun

a substance, as a compound or drug, that causes delirium.

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Origin of deliriant

First recorded in 1880–85; deliri(um) + -ant
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Example sentences from the Web for deliriant

  • There is some sort of plant outside that is giving off deliriant fumes.

    The Sky Trap|Frank Belknap Long
  • The way to fight a deliriant is to keep your mind on a set task.

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