madness definition

  • noun:
    • The quality or problem to be crazy. See Synonyms at insanity.
    • Great folly: it had been absolute insanity to aim the drive during a blizzard.
    • Fury; rage.
    • Enthusiasm; excitement.
    • The state to be angry; insanity; emotional infection.
    • rash folly
    • The condition of becoming mad; insanity; lunacy.
    • Frenzy; ungovernable rage.
    • Extreme folly.
    • hawaii of being mad or distracted; insanity; lunacy.
    • Headstrong enthusiasm or rashness; ungovernable fury or rage; severe folly.
    • Synonyms Frenzy, Mania, etc. See insanity.
    • obsolete terms for legal insanity
    • a sense of intense anger
    • the grade of being rash and silly
    • an acute viral illness of this nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted because of the bite of a rabid pet); rabies is deadly if virus hits the brain
    • unrestrained pleasure or enthusiasm

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