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 Meanings and Examples of DELIRIUM
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delirium
 n.  mental disorder marked by confusion
Classic Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
1  To her, it meant groans, delirium, death and smells.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  She began calling for Ashley, over and over, as if in a delirium until the hideous monotony gave Scarlett a fierce desire to smother her voice with a pillow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
3  He had the sallow malarial face of the south Georgia Cracker, pale pinkish hair and washed-out blue eyes which even in delirium were patient and mild.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  Certainly the language he used in his delirium was no less grammatical than that of the Tarleton twins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  One early evening she startled them by screaming, in an intense abdominal pain, and within half an hour she was in a delirium.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  The report of his undeniable delirium at sea was likewise popularly ascribed to a kindred cause.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
7  A deep, settled, fanatic delirium was in his eyes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
8  There was the delirium that encounters despair and death, and is heedless and blind to the odds.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
9  Towards morning the fever had increased a little; there was slight delirium.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  Don't be surprised; that's not delirium yet.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
11  I was somewhat giddy from turning round so often; at moments it seemed to me that I was in delirium.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: IV
12  Though he thought of everything, considered everything, and did everything the best of officers could do in his position, he was in a state akin to feverish delirium or drunkenness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XX
13  And his attention was suddenly carried into another world, a world of reality and delirium in which something particular was happening.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
14  "Oh, how oppressive this continual delirium is," thought Prince Andrew, trying to drive that face from his imagination.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
15  Prince Andrew wished to return to that former world of pure thought, but he could not, and delirium drew him back into its domain.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  In his delirium, the drunkard saw pink panthers and talking pigs.