mattoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Displaying unpredictable behavior
  • noun:
    • somebody who shows such behaviour
    • substance of wizard and trick
    • an individual of congenitally abnormal mind bordering on insanity or degeneracy.
    • a person who displays symptoms of emotional deterioration but is not favorably crazy; a semi-insane person; a crank: a term employed by Lombroso to designate a semi-insane individual whose a few ideas and goals (usually of a literary or imaginative personality), as they may simulate those of talent and also of wizard, are marked by radical absurdities which the client cannot, through mental weakness, to view.

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