Definition of Delusional

1. Adjective. Suffering from or characterized by delusions.

Similar to: Neurotic, Psychoneurotic
Derivative terms: Delusion, Delusion



Definition of Delusional

1. a. Of or pertaining to delusions; as, delusional monomania.

Definition of Delusional

1. Adjective. Suffering from or characterized by delusions ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delusional

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Delusional

1. Of or pertaining to delusions; as, delusional monomania. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delusional

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delusion
delusion of control
delusion of grandeur
delusion of negation
delusion of persecution
delusion of reference
delusional (current term)
delusional parasitosis
delusional powers or abilities
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delusions of grandeur
delusions of persecution
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Literary usage of Delusional

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1. The Unsound Mind and the Law: A Presentation of Forensic Psychiatry by George W. Jacoby (1918)
"In the latter there generally exists a pronounced suggestibility for fresh delusions, while the delusional structure of the true paranoiac cannot be shaken ..."

2. An Outline of Abnormal Psychology by James Winfred Bridges (1921)
"A. PRESENILE delusional INSANITY. Presenile delusional insanity may be regarded as a late dementia precox (Bleuler). It is rare, and occurs between 50 and ..."

3. A Compend of the practice of medicine by Daniel E. Hughes (1906)
"delusional mania; delusional melancholia; primary delusional insanity. Definition.—A mental state, with fixed or partly systematized delusions, ..."

4. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1897)
"Medical jurists have commonly recognized four distinct forms of insanity: Mania, Primary delusional insanity, (Monomania), Dementia, and Idiocy (Amentia).1 ..."

5. Études sur la Queste del saint graal attribuée à Gautier Map by Albert Pauphilet, Colonel Bell Burr, Ernst Ziegler, Douglas Symmers (1921)
"ALCOHOLIC delusional INSANITY.—A step further in the degenerative process and there are well-marked delusions. With patients who are married the idea of ..."

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