A state of violent mental agitation or wild excitement.
The fact or state of being obsessed with an idea, desire, emotion, etc.
Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
Delirium is defined as a feeling of extreme uncontrolled excitement, or a feeling of confusion and paranoia.
The capability of eliciting intense interest or of being very attractive.
Something arousing such interest or zeal
Any of the Gospel narratives of Jesus' Passion and of accompanying events
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Any thing or activity to which one is excessively or irrationally devoted
The definition of a fixation is a point of focus, an obsession or the chemical reduction into a solid form.
A thought, notion, or utterance:
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.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 definition of insanity is having a serious mental illness or being extremely foolish.
Great or wild foolishness:
(Countable) A mental disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
Mental disorder or lapse
Mental derangement; insanity
A group of psychiatric symptoms, including heightened emotionality, attention-seeking behavior, and physical symptoms in the absence of organic pathology. The symptoms of hysteria are currently attributed to any of several psychiatric conditions, including somatization disorder, multiple personality disorder, and histrionic personality disorder. The term hysteria is no longer used in clinical use.
A hankering (to do something); mania
a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
The definition of hysterical is laughing or crying for a long time or something that is extremely funny.
A condition involving use of a substance, such as a drug or alcohol, or engagement in a behavior, such as gambling, in which a person has strong cravings, is unable to stop or limit the activity, continues the activity despite harmful consequences, and experiences distress upon discontinuance:
A reason for dread or apprehension:
(Countable) Someone or something wished for.
A matter that relates to or affects one:
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.
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