bedlam definition

  • noun:
    • A place or scenario of loud uproar and confusion.
    • Archaic An insane asylum.
    • somewhere or scenario of crazy uproar, and where confusion prevails.
    • a location appropriated on confinement and care of the outrageous; a madhouse.
    • An insane person; a lunatic; a madman.
    • Any place where uproar and confusion prevail.
    • [capitalized] a healthcare facility of St. Mary of Bethlehem in London, originally a priory, founded about 1247, but later made use of as an asylum for lunatics.
    • Hence A madhouse; a lunatic asylum.
    • A scene of crazy uproar and confusion.
    • An inmate or someone of Bethlehem Hospital, or Bedlam; specifically, one discharged as treated (however frequently just partially treated) and licensed to beg.
    • thus generally speaking, a madman; a lunatic.
    • circumstances of extreme confusion and disorder
    • pejorative terms for an insane asylum
    • someplace or situation of noisy uproar and confusion.
    • Archaic An insane asylum.
    • someplace or scenario of crazy uproar, and where confusion prevails.
    • a spot appropriated to your confinement and proper care of the outrageous; a madhouse.
    • An insane person; a lunatic; a madman.
    • any where where uproar and confusion prevail.
    • [capitalized] a medical facility of St. Mary of Bethlehem in London, initially a priory, founded about 1247, but afterward utilized as an asylum for lunatics.
    • thus A madhouse; a lunatic asylum.
    • A scene of wild uproar and confusion.
    • An inmate or someone of Bethlehem Hospital, or Bedlam; specifically, one discharged as treated (though frequently just partly treated) and licensed to beg.
    • For this reason generally, a madman; a lunatic.
    • circumstances of extreme confusion and condition
    • pejorative terms for an insane asylum
  • adjective:
    • owned by, or fit for, a madhouse.
    • owned by, or complement, a madhouse.
  • others:
    • Belonging to or complement a bedlam or madhouse; angry; psychologically deranged.
    • owned by or complement a bedlam or madhouse; angry; psychologically deranged.

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