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de·lir·i·ous

delirious

 
 
pronunciation:
d lI ri s
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: confused from a fever or other cause.
Delirious from the high fever, he began to see things that weren't there.
similar words:
crazy, hysterical, incoherent, insane, mad
definition 2: wildly excited.
He was delirious with joy when she agreed to marry him.
synonyms:
beside oneself
similar words:
excited, frantic, frenzied, wild
derivations: deliriously (adv.), deliriousness (n.)