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An upset of normal function; ailment
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  1. An upset of normal function; ailment
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
A state of mental confusion.
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  1. A state of mental confusion.
  2. Mental confusion
  3. A confused or disordered condition; mess, jumble, etc.
A confused or disordered mass:
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  1. A confused or disordered mass:
  2. A confused mixture or heap
  3. A kind of thin, sugared cookie shaped like a ring
(Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
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  1. (Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
  2. Loss of cognitive abilities, including memory, concentration, communication, planning, and abstract thinking, resulting from brain injury or from a disease such as Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. It is sometimes accompanied by emotional disturbance and personality changes.
  3. (Obs.) Insanity; madness
Enthusiasm; excitement:
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  1. Enthusiasm; excitement:
  2. The condition of being mentally deranged.
  3. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
Great or wild foolishness:
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  1. Great or wild foolishness:
  2. (--- Archaic) Intermittent mental derangement attributed to the changing phases of the moon.
  3. (--- Obs.) Intermittent insanity, formerly supposed to change in intensity with the phases of the moon
(Math.) A pattern or state of order existing within apparent disorder, as in the irregularities of a coastline or a snowflake
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  1. (Math.) A pattern or state of order existing within apparent disorder, as in the irregularities of a coastline or a snowflake
  2. The disorder of formless matter and infinite space, supposed to have existed before the ordered universe
  3. Extreme confusion or disorder
  1. A confused disordered jumble of things.
  2. A confused noise; a clatter.
  3. A number of things scattered in disorder; jumble
The state or quality of being confused
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  1. The state or quality of being confused
State of disorder
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  1. State of disorder
  2. A confusing or being confused
  3. The act of confusing or the state of being confused:
Upset of the normal order.
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A state of disorder; confusion.
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  1. A state of disorder; confusion.
  2. Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.
  3. An untidy condition; disorder; confusion
A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
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  1. A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
  2. An ailment that affects the function of mind or body:
  3. A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes:
The quality of being disordered.
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The state or quality of being disorderly.
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  1. The state or quality of being disorderly.
The act of disorganizing; destruction of system.
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  1. The act of disorganizing; destruction of system.
  2. The state of being disorganized; as, the disorganization of the body, or of government.
A confused or disordered mass:
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  1. A confused or disordered mass:
  2. A confused mixture or heap
  3. A kind of thin, sugared cookie shaped like a ring
A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
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  1. A disorderly or confused collection or mass of things; jumble; hodgepodge
  2. One that is in such a condition:
  3. A confused, troubling, or embarrassing condition or situation:
  1. A mix, blend, or variety.
  2. A case of confusion.
  3. A condition or instance of confusion; tangle
A state of mental confusion.
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  1. A state of mental confusion.
  2. Mental confusion
  3. A confused or disordered condition; mess, jumble, etc.
  1. A disorderly mess
  2. A state of disorder; a mess.
  3. (Informal) A mess; disorder
A disorderly struggle or rush, as for something prized
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  1. A disorderly struggle or rush, as for something prized
  2. An arduous hike or climb over rough terrain.
  3. A hard, hurried climb or advance, as over rough, difficult ground
An act of tumbling; a fall.
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  1. An act of tumbling; a fall.
  2. A confused heap
  3. Disorder; confusion
A mix-up, mishap, mistake, etc.
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  1. A mix-up, mishap, mistake, etc.
  2. A chaotic or confused situation.
(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.
(Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
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  1. (Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
  2. (Obs.) Insanity; madness
  3. Deterioration of intellectual faculties, such as memory, concentration, and judgment, sometimes accompanied by emotional disturbance and personality changes. Dementia is caused by organic damage to the brain (as in Alzheimer's disease), head trauma, metabolic disorders, or the presence of a tumor.
A disturbing or being disturbed
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  1. A disturbing or being disturbed
  2. A variation in normal wind conditions.
  3. The condition of 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. (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
  3. 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.
Great or wild foolishness:
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  1. Great or wild foolishness:
  2. (--- Archaic) Intermittent mental derangement attributed to the changing phases of the moon.
  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. 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.
  3. 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.
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.
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