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Delerious vs. Delirious: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 26, 2023
"Delerious" is a common misspelling. The correct spelling is "Delirious," which refers to a disturbed state of mind resulting from illness or intoxication.

Which is correct: Delerious or Delirious

How to spell Delirious?

Delerious is Incorrect

Delirious is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember that "Delirious" sounds like "de-LI-rious," emphasizing the "LI."
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023
Associate "Delirious" with the word "Delight" for the correct "i" positioning.
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Nov 26, 2023
Visualize the word being related to a state of "delirium."
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Nov 26, 2023
Recall that "Delirious" contains "iri" not "eri."
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Nov 26, 2023
Link "Delirious" to a visual of someone in a fevered state, ensuring correct spelling.
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Nov 26, 2023
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Delirious Definitions

Delirious can denote a wild excitement or ecstasy.
The crowd went delirious when the underdog team scored.
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Oct 27, 2023
Delirious can mean being extremely excited or enthusiastic.
The fans were delirious with joy.
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Oct 27, 2023
Delirious describes a severe state of confusion due to illness or fever.
After the fever spiked, she became delirious.
Harlon Moss
Oct 27, 2023
Delirious often describes a state resembling or marked by delirium.
His sleep-deprived mind was almost delirious.
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Oct 27, 2023
Delirious pertains to having wandering thoughts or incoherent speech.
He was delirious from the lack of sleep.
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Oct 27, 2023
Of, suffering from, or characteristic of delirium.
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Oct 20, 2023
Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; ecstatic
Delirious joy.
A crowd of delirious baseball fans.
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Oct 20, 2023
(symptom) Being in the state of delirium.
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Oct 20, 2023
Having uncontrolled excitement; ecstatic.
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Oct 20, 2023
Having a delirium; wandering in mind; light-headed; insane; raving; wild; as, a delirious patient; delirious fancies.
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Oct 20, 2023
Experiencing delirium
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Oct 20, 2023
Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion;
A crowd of delirious baseball fans
Something frantic in their gaiety
A mad whirl of pleasure
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Oct 20, 2023

FAQs

Which vowel is used before Delirious?

The vowel "a" can precede it, as in "a delirious patient."
Sara Rehman
Nov 26, 2023

Why is it called Delirious?

Derived from "delirium," it describes a state of mental confusion.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the root word of Delirious?

The root is "delirium."
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the verb form of Delirious?

There's no direct verb form; however, "delirium" gives rise to the adjective "delirious."
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Delirious?

/dɪˈlɪr.i.əs/
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the singular form of Delirious?

"Delirious" itself is singular.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

What is the plural form of Delirious?

Delirious is an adjective and doesn't have a typical plural form.
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Nov 26, 2023

Which article is used with Delirious?

Both "a" and "the" can precede it.
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Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious an abstract noun?

No, it's a descriptive adjective.
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Nov 26, 2023

Which preposition is used with Delirious?

"From" is often used, as in "delirious from fever."
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Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious a negative or positive word?

It's usually negative, indicating confusion or disturbance.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious a vowel or consonant?

"Delirious" is a word made up of both vowels and consonants.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Delirious?

Any conjunction can be used, depending on the sentence.
Sara Rehman
Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious a noun or adjective?

"Delirious" is an adjective.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 26, 2023

How do we divide Delirious into syllables?

De-lir-i-ous.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

What is the opposite of Delirious?

Clear-headed or lucid.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the second form of Delirious?

Adjectives don't typically have a "second form."
Aimie Carlson
Nov 26, 2023

How many syllables are in Delirious?

Four syllables.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is another term for Delirious?

Incoherent.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the first form of Delirious?

The term itself, "Delirious," is its primary form.
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Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

What part of speech is Delirious?

Adjective.
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Nov 26, 2023

How is Delirious used in a sentence?

After hours under the blazing sun, he became delirious and started mumbling nonsensically.
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Nov 26, 2023

Is the Delirious term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but it can be used metaphorically.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

Which determiner is used with Delirious?

Determiners like "this," "that," "my," or "our" can be used.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 26, 2023

What is the third form of Delirious?

Adjectives don't typically have a "third form."
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 26, 2023

Is Delirious a countable noun?

"Delirious" is an adjective, not a noun.
Sara Rehman
Nov 26, 2023

Is the word Delirious imperative?

No, it's an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 26, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Delirious?

The second syllable, "lir," is stressed.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023
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