Translation of delirious in Spanish:

delirious

Pronunciation: /dɪˈlɪriəs/

adj

  • 1.1 [Med] delirante to be delirious delirar, desvariar* the fever made her delirious la fiebre la hizo delirar or desvariar
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    • If left untreated, the patient may be highly agitated, develop insomnia, become delirious or go into a coma.
    • Vivid hallucinations and delirious illusions may also occur.
    • His vision was dimming as the rock squeezed harder, his mind was almost delirious with the pain.
    1.2 (wildly excited, happy) [colloquial/familiar] loco de alegría [familiar/colloquial] to become delirious with joy enloquecer* de alegría
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    • She had been delirious with excitement about the whole thing, from the moment they had been invited along.
    • It requires delirious, wild optimism to believe madness on every continent will keep us safe indefinitely.
    • While the penalty prompted singing and cheering from the crowd, the drop kick produced thunderous applause and brought a delirious crowd to their feet.

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