Meaning of “delirious” in the English Dictionary

"delirious" in British English

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(Definition of “delirious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deliriousadjective

us /dɪˈlɪər·i·əs/

thinking or speaking in a way that is not reasonable because of mental confusion:

He grew feverish and then delirious.

Delirious also means extremely happy:

delirious with joy

(Definition of “delirious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)