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Line breaks: del¦ir|ation
Pronunciation: /dɛlɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

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Definition of deliration in English:


[mass noun] rare
Frenzied or delirious behaviour.


early 17th century: from Latin deliratio(n-), from delirat- past participial stem of delirare 'deviate, be deranged' (see delirium) + -ation.

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