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Noun: delirium  di'li-ree-um
  1. State of violent mental agitation
    "The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a delirium";
    - craze, frenzy, fury, hysteria
  2. A usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

Derived forms: deliriums

Type of: disturbance, folie, mania, manic disorder, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder

Encyclopedia: Delirium