how to pronounce delirium


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delirium is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of delirium in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… general delirium he was then sent to an …”

meanings of delirium


  1. 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 frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word delirium occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics delirium can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that delirium can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with delirium


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