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An exaggerated enthusiasm; mania
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  1. An exaggerated enthusiasm; mania
  2. Something that is currently the fashion; fad
  3. A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
Such a persistent idea, desire, emotion, etc., esp. one that cannot be gotten rid of by reasoning
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  1. Such a persistent idea, desire, emotion, etc., esp. one that cannot be gotten rid of by reasoning
  2. The act of an evil spirit in possessing or ruling a person
  3. The fact or state of being obsessed with an idea, desire, emotion, etc.
(Archaic) Fury; rage.
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  1. (Archaic) Fury; rage.
  2. Great folly:
  3. Enthusiasm; excitement:
Something that is currently the fashion; fad
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  1. Something that is currently the fashion; fad
  2. A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
  3. An exaggerated enthusiasm; mania
Intense or eager interest; zeal; fervor
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  1. Intense or eager interest; zeal; fervor
  2. Something arousing such interest or zeal
  3. A source or cause of great excitement or interest.
An artistic work, as an oratorio or a play, based on these narratives
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  1. An artistic work, as an oratorio or a play, based on these narratives
  2. Any of the Gospel narratives of Jesus' Passion and of accompanying events
  3. Strong love or affection
A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze:
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  1. A current, eagerly adopted fashion; a fad or craze:
  2. A burning desire; a passion:
  3. Strong emotion, enthusiasm, or desire
Any thing or activity to which one is excessively or irrationally devoted
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  1. Any thing or activity to which one is excessively or irrationally devoted
  2. An habitual sexual response by a person to any object (as a glove) or body part (as the foot) not conventionally regarded as erotic
  3. Any object believed by some person or group to have magic power
The act of uniting chemically with a solid substance or in a solid form; reduction to a non-volatile condition; -- said of gaseous elements.
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  1. The act of uniting chemically with a solid substance or in a solid form; reduction to a non-volatile condition; -- said of gaseous elements.
  2. A state of mind involving obsession with a particular person, idea, or thing.
  3. (Psychology) A strong attachment to a person or thing, manifested in an immature or pathological way.
Compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
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  1. Compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
  2. Such a persistent idea, desire, emotion, etc., esp. one that cannot be gotten rid of by reasoning
  3. The act of an evil spirit in possessing or ruling a person
An end or objective:
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  1. An end or objective:
  2. (Informal) A complex, often neurotic liking, fear, aversion, etc. with regard to some person, thing, or activity
  3. (--- Informal) The latest fad or fashion:
(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. 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.
  3. (Obs.) Insanity; madness
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.
A variation in normal wind conditions.
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  1. A variation in normal wind conditions.
  2. The condition of being disturbed:
  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. (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
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.
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  1. 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.
  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. An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
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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