(Law) Unsoundness of mind sufficient to render a person unfit to maintain a contractual or other legal relationship or sufficient to warrant commitment to a mental health facility.
(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.
A violent agitation of the mind approaching madness; rage.
A cyclical mental disease, apparently linked to the lunar phases
Paranoia is a mental disorder with delusions or extreme irrational fear or distrust of others.
(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.
A major mental disorder in which the personality is very seriously disorganized and contact with reality is usually impaired: psychoses are of two sorts, a) functional (characterized by lack of apparent organic cause, and principally of the schizophrenic, paranoid, or bipolar type), and b) organic (characterized by a pathological organic condition such as brain damage or disease, metabolic disorders, etc.)
Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
A female given name
The definition of ire is anger.
An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
A false belief or opinion:
The definition of amazement is the act of being in awe or being astonished.
Any place or condition of noise and confusion
The definition of a furor is a frenzy or an outrage.
Forceful, often vindictive anger.
The definition of a disturbance is an interruption of what should be going on, or a bothersome intrusion.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
The quality or state of being absurd; nonsense
Foolish behavior or a foolish action
Something imbecilic; a stupid action, behaviour, etc.
Extravagant foolishness or frivolity:
An acute, infectious viral disease of mammals, that attacks the central nervous system: it can be transmitted to people through the bite of an infected animal and is characterized by choking, convulsions, inability to swallow, etc.
A structure, such as a pavilion in a garden, that is chiefly decorative rather than practical in purpose.
Delirium is defined as a feeling of extreme uncontrolled excitement, or a feeling of confusion and paranoia.
Indignation is defined as anger about something thought of as unfair, mean or unjust.
Indignation or ill will stemming from a feeling of having been wronged or offended.
Mental derangement; insanity
(Countable) A mental disorder.
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