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delirium

Pronunciación: /dɪˈlɪriəm/

Traducción de delirium en español:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] delirio (masculine), desvarío (masculine) she was in a state of delirium for several days estuvo delirando or desvariando durante varios días 1.2 (delusions) [colloquial/familiar] to suffer from delirium delirar, desvariar*
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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