Translation of delirious in Spanish:


delirante, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈlɪriəs//dɪˈlɪrɪəs/


  • 1

    to be delirious delirar
    • the fever made her delirious la fiebre la hizo delirar / desvariar
    • Sometimes she would have raging temperatures where she would become delirious, speaking nonsense, and not being fully aware of what was going on.
    • On the unit, he was agitated and delirious, undressing himself for several days.
    • Low doses of neuroleptics may be helpful in managing the agitation of a delirious patient temporarily.
    • His vision was dimming as the rock squeezed harder, his mind was almost delirious with the pain.
    • Vivid hallucinations and delirious illusions may also occur.
    • If left untreated, the patient may be highly agitated, develop insomnia, become delirious or go into a coma.
    • Tell your doctor if you had a seizure or got delirious when you tried to stop drinking before.
    • Attention is impaired, and a delirious person is difficult to engage in conversation and easily distracted by irrelevant stimuli.
  • 2informal

    (wildly excited, happy)
    loco de alegría informal
    to become delirious with joy enloquecer de alegría
    • The crowd went delirious and pointed with glee as the windscreen wiper machines bumped repeatedly into his contorted form and grew all the more confused.
    • The crowd is delirious then a great hush - who will take it?
    • He was feeling the most delirious thrill of joy, mixed with an agony of anticipation, and spiked with that most potent spice: fear.
    • Raine covered her ears at the shrill sound, ducking away from the delirious crowd as best as she could.
    • And 180 km after starting we hit the finish line; elated, delirious, lots of emotion and not too much pain thankfully.
    • Thus, the two sides to Neptune are rapture or despair, delirious happiness versus pain and confusion.
    • She had lived in the city too long, Emma thought, and open windows and wild, chirping night songs had made her delirious.
    • The figures ache with yearning yet wear expressions of thrilled surrender and delirious abandon.
    • I'm so flattered and pleased and delirious and overjoyed that my work has been received so positively by you all.
    • It requires delirious, wild optimism to believe madness on every continent will keep us safe indefinitely.
    • Half the crowd erupted into delirious cheering and celebrating; the other half sitting silently in the stands.
    • When delirious crowds tore down the Berlin Wall in 1989 many hallucinated that a millennium of borderless freedom was at hand.
    • She had been delirious with excitement about the whole thing, from the moment they had been invited along.
    • While the penalty prompted singing and cheering from the crowd, the drop kick produced thunderous applause and brought a delirious crowd to their feet.
    • If, as the run continues, the company unleashes the wild rage of the underdog, it might well hit delirious, instead of merely amusing, heights.