Associations to the word «Delirium»
DELIRIUM, noun. A temporary mental state with a sudden onset, usually reversible, including symptoms of confusion, inability to concentrate, disorientation, anxiety, and sometimes hallucinations. Causes can include dehydration, drug intoxication, and severe infection.
DELIRIUM TREMENS, noun. (pathology) A psychosis of chronic alcoholism, usually due to alcohol withdrawal, which can be fatal. Symptoms include sweating, tremors, terrifying hallucinations, insomnia, restlessness, disorientation and anxiety.
DELIRIUM, noun. State of violent mental agitation.
DELIRIUM, noun. A usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations.
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