madhouse definition

  • noun:
    • Offensive An institution for the psychologically ill.
    • casual someplace of great disorder and confusion.
    • A house where outrageous people are confined; an insane asylum
    • a spot displaying stereotypical qualities of such a home.
    • An house or organization where crazy persons tend to be restricted; an insane asylum; a bedlam; -- typically utilized in a deprecatory good sense.
    • A chaotic, raucus or highly disordered circumstance.
    • A house where outrageous people are restricted for remedy or even for discipline; a lunatic asylum; a bedlam.
    • pejorative terms for an insane asylum

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