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(Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
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  1. (Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
  2. Incapacity to form the criminal intent necessary for legal responsibility, as when a mental disorder prevents a person from knowing the difference between right and wrong.
  3. Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
Great folly:
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  1. Great folly:
  2. Enthusiasm; excitement:
  3. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
(Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being broken down or weakened; as, the craziness of a ship, or of the limbs.
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being crazy.
The property of being deranged.
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  1. The property of being deranged.
  2. An act or instance of deranging.
  3. (Mathematics) A permutation of a set such that no element is in its previous position.
The condition of being disturbed:
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  1. The condition of being disturbed:
  2. A variation in normal wind conditions.
  3. A disturbing or being disturbed
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. Insanity; madness
Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
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  1. Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
  2. Incapacity to form the criminal intent necessary for legal responsibility, as when a mental disorder prevents a person from knowing the difference between right and wrong.
  3. (Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
(--- Archaic) Intermittent mental derangement attributed to the changing phases of the moon.
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  1. (--- Archaic) Intermittent mental derangement attributed to the changing phases of the moon.
  2. Great or wild foolishness:
  3. (--- Obs.) Intermittent insanity, formerly supposed to change in intensity with the phases of the moon
Enthusiasm; excitement:
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  1. Enthusiasm; excitement:
  2. The condition of being mentally deranged.
  3. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
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  1. Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being mentally ill; mental disorders taken as a whole.
  3. Any of various psychiatric disorders or diseases, usually characterized by impairment of thought, mood, or behavior.
Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
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  1. Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
  2. Mental disorder, especially antisocial personality disorder.
  3. A personality disorder characterized by deceitfulness, manipulation, grandiosity, lack of empathy or guilt, and often aggressive or violent behavior. It is sometimes considered a subset of antisocial personality disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
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  1. The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
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  1. An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
  2. (Psychiatry) An abnormal psychological state characterized by symptoms such as elation, high energy and activity level, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech, typically occurring in people with bipolar disorder.
  3. Wild or violent mental disorder; specif., the manic phase of bipolar affective disorder, characterized generally by abnormal excitability, exaggerated feelings of well-being, flight of ideas, excessive activity, etc.
An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
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  1. An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
  2. A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
  3. The apparent displacement of the position of a celestial body in the direction of motion of an observer on Earth, caused by the motion of Earth and the finite velocity of light.
Emotional isolation or dissociation.
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  1. Emotional isolation or dissociation.
  2. The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement:
  3. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another.
Find another word for dementia. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dementia, like: mental deterioration, loss of one's faculties, insanity, madness, insanity, senility, brainsickness, craziness, derangement, disturbance and insaneness.