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  • n. that which induces a medical state of frank delirium, usually in reference to a drug.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A poison which occasions a persistent delirium, or mental aberration (as belladonna).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, a poison which causes delirium.

Etymologies

From delirium (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He had told Jem that dust was medically not a hallucinogen but in fact classified as a “deliriant.”

    The Town

  • This contains the anticholinergic (or deliriant) tropane alkaloids atropine, hyoscyamine and scopolamine.

    Planet Atheism

  • The G was a cancer in the Town, Jem the fucking deliriant chemo.

    The Town

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