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English definition of “delirious”

delirious

adjective     /dɪˈlɪr.i.əs/
unable to think or speak clearly because of fever or mental confusion: She had a high temperature and was delirious.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu extremely happy or excited: The Greek football team arrived home to a delirious reception in Athens.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingExcited, interested and enthusiastic deliriously     /-li/ adverb Kate and Peter are deliriously happy (= extremely happy) together.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and fluFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingExcited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of delirious adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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