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In a state of wild excitement
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Alternative clues for the word delirious
- Bouncing off the walls
- Really out of it
- Beyond elated
- Very nice with run for leadership of Congress getting crazy
- Wildly excited
- Fine food shop right to take promissory notes? Crazy
- Bothered about certain notes, becoming hysterical
- Walking on air
- Top-ten Prince hit
- Highly excited — hallucinating
Word definitions for delirious in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adjective EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES ▪ One patient was delirious with a high fever. EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ And the delirious thrill of release as that bottle detonated against the wall had been terrifying in its power. ▪ And they all jump on me from great...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Delirious \De*lir"i*ous\, a. [From Delirium .] Having a delirium; wandering in mind; light-headed; insane; raving; wild; as, a delirious patient; delirious fancies. -- De*lir"i*ous*ly , adv. -- De*lir"i*ous*ness , n.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 (context symptom English) Being in the state of delirium. 2 Having uncontrolled excitement; ecstatic.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1703, from stem of delirium + -ous . Figurative use attested from 1791. Related: Deliriously .
Word definitions in WordNet
adj. experiencing delirium [syn: hallucinating ] marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure" [syn: excited , frantic , mad , unrestrained ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Hunter Johnston (born December 19, 1980) is an American professional wrestler , better known by his ring name Delirious and wrestling for Ring of Honor , International Wrestling Cartel, Chikara , Pro Wrestling Noah , and Jersey All Pro Wrestling . He is...
Usage examples of delirious.
How many delirious days had passed since I had returned to Alsatia from the Rolls Chapel?
The clamps and weights still in place, he had forced her to squirm and writhe for an hour or more while he had tormented her, pulling on the weights until she was delirious with the sensations he was forcing her body to experience.
While he had been here in this same hospital with the delirious Sub-Lieutenant Napier, some busybody had noticed in his paybook that one of his inoculations was out of date.
Delirious young women of the silk-stocking class did not arrive at the Sawtooth every morning, and it was rumored already amongst the men that she was some looker, which naturally whetted their interest in her.
Ratchip had forwarded a handful of semiliterate messages from delirious garners, praising Skullpulper in what passed for gushing flattery.
Ancient ballads she sang that made the Goshawk sigh for home, and affected the Club with delirious love for the grand old water that was speeding them onward.
She was delirious most of the time from hunger and pain and dreamed terrifying nightmares of earthquakes, and sharp claws, and lonely aching fear.
In less than half an hour after his embrocations had been applied, she recovered the use of her tongue, opened her eyes, and having, in delirious exclamations, upbraided her perfidious lover, became quite sensible and composed, though she continued extremely low and dejected.
One of the Harpers Bizarre was descending right toward me, his face twisted in a delirious look of joy, his talons fairly quivering with anticipation.
Scores fell, Skraelings clinging to their faces and necks, their teeth sunk deep into the sweet flesh of the manlings, almost delirious with joy as they tasted their flesh.
The next day Doctor Olivo found her very feverish, and told her brother that she would most likely be excited and delirious, but that it would be the effect of the fever and not the work of the devil.
She forbade me to enter, saying that her niece was still delirious, continually calling on me in her transports, and that the doctor had declared that if the disease continued its course she had not twenty-four hours to live.
Victoria was out when Olivia discovered it, and by late that afternoon, he was almost delirious and Olivia had called the doctor.
He was delirious again, and he drifted in and out of sleep all day, unsure of who she was, sometimes he thought she was Olivia, and at other times, her sister.
Or could it be in that delirious sky over Baghdad, with white streaks and flares whirling in the electric blue of the nightscope like a kind of strange cellular activity, the darting of sperm in an inky womb, the mysterious associations of organelles, that some magic had been at work, infecting those who fought beneath it with unending dissatisfaction?