Definition of deliration in English:

deliration

noun

rare
  • [mass noun] Frenzied or delirious behaviour.

    • ‘Their immense and sandy diffuseness is like the prairie, or the desert, and their incongruities are like the last deliration.’
    • ‘Two pages of it will produce a mild deliration.’
    • ‘She was not frantic; but had such a pretty deliration, that in her ravings there was oftentimes more attractiveness than in many sane persons' conversation.’
    • ‘The graceful levity of the nation could not easily err in this direction, nor tolerate such deliration in the greatest of men.’
    • ‘It would have been repressed by ridicule as a deliration of the human mind.’
    insanity, insaneness, dementia, mental illness, derangement, dementedness, instability, unsoundness of mind, lunacy, distraction, depression, mania, hysteria, frenzy, psychosis, psychopathy, schizophrenia, hydrophobia
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin deliratio(n-), from delirat- past participial stem of delirare deviate, be deranged (see delirium) + -ation.

Pronunciation:

deliration

/dɛlɪˈreɪʃ(ə)n/