[ dih-leer-ee-uhnt ]

  1. involving or causing delirium.

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

Origin of deliriant

First recorded in 1880–85; deliri(um) + -ant

Words Nearby deliriant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use deliriant in a sentence

  • The way to fight a deliriant is to keep your mind on a set task.

    The Sky Trap | Frank Belknap Long
  • There is some sort of plant outside that is giving off deliriant fumes.

    The Sky Trap | Frank Belknap Long