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The synonyms of “Delirious” are: excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained, hallucinating, incoherent, raving, babbling, irrational, hysterical, wild, feverish, frenzied, ecstatic, euphoric, elated, thrilled, overjoyed, walking on air, in seventh heaven, in transports of delight, rapturous, in raptures, exultant, jubilant, in a frenzy of delight, wild with excitement
Delirious as an Adjective
Definitions of "Delirious" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “delirious” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Experiencing delirium.
- In an acutely disturbed state of mind characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence; affected by delirium.
- In a state of wild excitement or ecstasy.
- Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion.
Synonyms of "Delirious" as an adjective (27 Words)
|babbling||(of flowing water) making a continuous murmuring sound.|
A gently babbling brook.
|ecstatic||Feeling great rapture or delight.|
Ecstatic fans filled the stadium.
|elated||Full of high-spirited delight.|
The elated winner.
|euphoric||Characterized by or feeling intense excitement and happiness.|
A euphoric sense of freedom.
|excited||In an aroused state.|
They were excited about the prospect.
|exultant||Joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success.|
He waved to the exultant crowds.
|feverish||Having or affected by a fever.|
A feverish cold.
|frantic||Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion.|
Something frantic in their gaiety.
|frenzied||Affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason.|
The prosecutor s frenzied denunciation of the accused.
|hysterical||Characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria- Morris Fishbein.|
Janet became hysterical and began screaming.
|in a frenzy of delight||Currently fashionable.|
|in raptures||Directed or bound inward.|
|in seventh heaven||Holding office.|
|in transports of delight||Holding office.|
|incoherent||(of a person) unable to speak intelligibly.|
Incoherent with grief.
|irrational||Of a number quantity or expression not expressible as a ratio of two integers and having an infinite and non recurring expansion when expressed as a decimal Examples of irrational numbers are the number and the square root of 2.|
Irrational feelings of hostility.
|jubilant||Feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.|
A large number of jubilant fans ran on to the pitch.
|mad||Affected with madness or insanity.|
Another myth is that Scorpios are sex mad.
All of them were overjoyed at my success.
|rapturous||Feeling great rapture or delight.|
He was greeted with rapturous applause.
|raving||Used to emphasize a particular quality.|
Have you gone raving mad.
|thrilled||Feeling intense pleasurable excitement.|
|unrestrained||Not subject to restraint.|
|walking on air||Close enough to be walked to.|
|wild||Produced from wild animals or plants without cultivation.|
Performing in Hollywood was beyond my wildest dreams.
|wild with excitement||In a state of extreme emotion.|
Usage Examples of "Delirious" as an adjective
- There was a great roar from the delirious crowd.
- He became delirious and couldn't recognize people.
- A crowd of delirious baseball fans.
Associations of "Delirious" (30 Words)
|afflicted||Mentally or physically unfit.|
|ailing||Somewhat ill or prone to illness.|
My poor ailing grandmother.
|bedridden||Confined to bed (by illness.|
|bilious||Suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress.|
A bilious attack.
|catching||The act of detecting something catching sight of something.|
Her enthusiasm is catching.
|consumptive||A person with pulmonary tuberculosis.|
From birth he was sickly and consumptive.
|convalescent||(of a person) recovering from an illness or medical treatment.|
Convalescent children are difficult to keep in bed.
|delayed||Not as far along as normal in development.|
|dizzy||Make dizzy or giddy.|
He looked around dizzy with happiness.
|dyspeptic||Having indigestion or a consequent air of irritable bad temper.|
|embolism||Obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble.|
One patient died of a pulmonary embolism.
|giddy||Disorientating and alarming, but exciting.|
Her giddy rise to power.
|ill||Ill is often used as a combining form in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner not well.|
It ill befits a man to betray old friends.
Clearly indisposed to grant their request.
|mad||Make someone mad.|
I got mad respect for him.
|malinger||Avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill.|
People who had psychosomatic complaints were probably malingering.
|nauseous||Causing or able to cause nausea.|
The smell was nauseous.
|pallid||Lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness.|
A pallid ray of winter sun.
|paralyzed||Affected with paralysis.|
|pathological||Of or relating to the practice of pathology.|
|poorly||(`ill’ is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well.|
|sallow||Cause to become sallow.|
The illness has sallowed her face.
|seedy||Shabby and squalid.|
He was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin.
|sick||People who are sick.|
He looked pretty sick at that but he eventually agreed.
|unbridled||Not restrained or controlled.|
|unhealthy||Not conducive to good health.|
An unhealthy obsession with fast cars.
|unrestrained||Not subject to restraint.|
He was admitted to hospital for tests after feeling unwell.
|wheelchair||A movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant.|