DELIRIOUS in a Sentence

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delirious
 a.  having a delirium; wandering in mind; insane; raving; wild
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  Half-way down there was a sudden drop, then a rise, and after that another long delirious descent.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  Rhett looked down at her as if he thought her delirious but Scarlett understood and was irritated.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  Sometimes they believed they must still be delirious and these things had not happened at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
4  "You see, she's delirious" or "You mustn't give up hope, Captain Butler."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
5  It was only that he was drunk and sick from strain and his mind was running wild, like a man delirious, babbling wild fantasies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
6  There was a circumstance which at first sight seemed to entangle his delirious but still methodical scheme.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
7  For as the swift monster drags you deeper and deeper into the frantic shoal, you bid adieu to circumspect life and only exist in a delirious throb.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
8  Heyward felt a burning desire to rush forward to meet them, so intense was the delirious anxiety of the moment; but he was restrained by the deliberate examples of the scout and Uncas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
9  She was then in attendance on the sick-bed of her husband, who lay delirious in the crisis of a fever.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  He found Huck still in the bed that had been provided for him, and delirious with fever.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
11  Mrs. Thatcher was very ill, and a great part of the time delirious.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
12  Fortunately, he fancied that Dantes was delirious; and placing the food on the rickety table, he withdrew.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
13  I felt his blood gush over my face, but I was intoxicated, I was delirious, and the blood refreshed, instead of burning me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
14  Sometimes he was delirious, and fancied he saw an old man stretched on a pallet; he, also, was dying of hunger.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
15  Rose Maylie had rapidly grown worse; before mid-night she was delirious.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
Example Sentence:
1  He suffered an attack of malaria and was delirious.
2  He became delirious and couldn't recognize people.