Definición de delirium en inglés:

delirium

Silabificación: de·lir·i·um
Pronunciación: /diˈli(ə)rēəm
 
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sustantivo

1An acutely disturbed state of mind that occurs in fever, intoxication, and other disorders and is characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence of thought and speech.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Schizophrenia is conventionally distinguished from the organic psychoses dementia and delirium by the absence of intellectual compromise.
  • The use of antidepressants, antipsychotics, or anticholinesterase inhibitors for insomnia related to delirium or dementia is also unproved.
  • Some affected people suffer mental disturbances such as delirium, hallucinations, and even psychotic behaviour.
Sinónimos
derangement, dementia, madness, insanity; incoherence, irrationality, hysteria, feverishness, hallucination
1.1Wild excitement or ecstasy.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Not only did the win send the home fans into state of rapturous delirium, but the achievement relieved the team's coach, who had looked tense during the final.
  • ‘The thrill, the mad delirium of being free is beyond description,’ he writes.
  • There's a floodlit stage and electronic band of ‘gruperos’ in transports of salsa-invoked delirium.
Sinónimos
ecstasy, rapture, transports, wild emotion, passion, wildness, excitement, frenzy, feverishness, fever; euphoria, elation

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin, from delirare 'deviate, be deranged' (literally 'deviate from the furrow'), from de- 'away' + lira 'ridge between furrows'.

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adjective
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