1. <chemistry> A melting or dissolution in the air, or in a moist place; a liquid condition; as, a salt falls into a deliquium.

2. A sinking away; a swooning.

3. A melting or maudlin mood.

Origin: L. See Deliquiate.

(01 Mar 1998)

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