1. delirium

noun. ['dɪˈlɪriːəm'] state of violent mental agitation.


  • epidemic hysertia
  • nympholepsy
  • mania
  • hysteria
  • manic disorder
  • mass hysteria
  • frenzy
  • craze

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Words that Rhyme with Delirium

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Example sentences of the word delirium

1. Noun, singular or mass
The child may also experience mental changes, such as delirium and confusion.

Quotes containing the word delirium

1. Love is not altogether a delirium, yet it has many points in common therewith.
- Thomas Carlyle

2. delirium

noun. ['dɪˈlɪriːəm'] a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations.


  • mental disorder
  • psychological disorder
  • mental disturbance
  • disturbance


  • order
  • inactivity