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- n. A form of delirium common in typhoid fever.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A low delirium common in typhus fever.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A low, muttering delirium with stupor, but without sleep, as seen in severe cases of typhus fever. Also typhonia.
See typhus and mania. (Wiktionary)
I have never seen this symptom so distressing in any other disease, except in mania, especially typhomania.