noun, plural de·lir·i·ums, de·lir·i·a [dih-leer-ee-uh]. /dɪˈlɪər i ə/.
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Origin of delirium
OTHER WORDS FROM deliriumsem·i·de·lir·i·um, noun
Words nearby delirium
Example sentences from the Web for delirium
In the Chauvin case, there are autopsies with different findings, and the disputed concept of “excited delirium” has already surfaced in pretrial paperwork.It's a 'Nightmare Being Replayed' as a Cop Faces Trial in George Floyd's Death|Janell Ross|March 18, 2021|Time
Smoking or inhaling cannabis can cause delirium and other psychoactive reactions, and can be toxic if used too heavily.Four plants that are scientifically proven to be therapeutic|Sandra Gutierrez G.|January 25, 2021|Popular Science
It was just such delirium," Gad says, "that two actors who had basically never used their hands for physical labor were suddenly working with saws and jackhammers.After ‘Hamilton,’ Leslie Odom Jr. just wanted to be himself. Then the role of Sam Cooke came calling.|Thomas Floyd|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Soon farmhands and slaughterhouse workers were showing up at emergency rooms in Nipah-induced deliriums.The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo|Brian Barth|December 2, 2020|Popular Science
“Muir and Andrews were sick for two or three weeks,” he wrote, Muir eventually suffering from delirium.Giant anchors, wrecked boats and a ‘Liberty’ clock: Inside the storage site for Navy museum|Michael Ruane|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
I spend waking hours in a fog of delirium, punctuated by uncontrollable giggle fits, heart palpitations, and mental anguish.YouTube’s Sleep Whisperers Are A Sexy Way To Combat Insomnia|Lizzie Crocker|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's not delirium tremors and chromosome breakage and only a small number of users would be seriously harmed.
After Joe watches her father suffer delirium in the hospital, she says she felt "nothing" when he dies.A Sex Addiction Expert Diagnoses Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’|Lizzie Crocker|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And they reacted to the announcement with measured delirium, sending equities to their highest levels in nearly four years.Mario Draghi May Become the Man Who Saved Europe—and the World|Zachary Karabell|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Republicans were never overwhelmed by Mitt Romney; the Democratic delirium for Barack Obama faded two recovery summers ago.
I nursed him through several attacks of delirium tremens, and was always in fear that he would get out and disgrace us.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
During the delirium of the fever, Dorothy raved continually about her mother, and dared not be left a moment alone in the dark.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
The head is painful, and the patient is now and then even affected with delirium.
The deep-set eyes of the soldier glowed with an unnatural fire, and he was muttering to himself, as if in delirium.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
It is most frequent among those whose addiction to alcohol for years has caused repeated paroxysms of delirium tremens.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley