manic-depressive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or having manic depression.
    • displaying manic despair.
    • enduring a condition characterized by alternating mania and despair
  • noun:
    • somebody who features bipolar disorder.
    • someone experiencing manic-depressive psychosis.
    • a person afflicted with manic-depressive infection
  • others:
    • Both manic and melancholic: noting a form of insanity by which mania and melancholia alternate.

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