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madness at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['mædnəs]

madness at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U]
1 especially BrE very stupid behaviour that could be dangerous or have a very bad effect: it is madness (for sb) to do sth// --It would be madness to drive all that way on your own.// --Cutting down the forest is sheer madness (=completely crazy) .//
2 serious mental illness: insanity// --His family has a history of madness.//
3 moment/fit of madness: when someone does something without thinking clearly// --In a moment of madness, I agreed to have the party at my house.// there's method in/to sb's madness at method(3)//
Madonna 2
1 the Madonna: Mary, the mother of Jesus, in the Christian religion//
2 a picture or figure of Mary:
3 (1958-) a US singer and film actress, one of the most successful pop musicians of the 1980s and 1990s. She is famous for dressing and performing in her concerts in a way that is sometimes shocking. Her songs include Like a Virgin and Material Girl, and her films include Desperately Seeking Susan, Body of Evidence, and Evita.:

madness at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

246 Moby Thesaurus words for "madness":
African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles,
Haverhill fever, abandon, aberration, abnormality,
acute articular rheumatism, ague, alienation, alkali disease,
amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anthrax, asininity,
bacillary dysentery, bastard measles, battiness, black death,
black fever, blackwater fever, brain damage, brainlessness,
brainsickness, breakbone fever, brucellosis, bubonic plague,
buffoonery, cachectic fever, cerebral rheumatism, chicken pox,
cholera, clouded mind, clownishness, cowpox, crackpottedness,
crankiness, craze, craziness, daffiness, daftness, dandy fever,
deer fly fever, delirium, dementedness, dementia, dengue,
dengue fever, derangement, desipience, diphtheria, disorientation,
distraction, dumdum fever, dysentery, eccentricity, ecstasy,
elephantiasis, encephalitis lethargica, enteric fever, erysipelas,
famine fever, fatuity, fatuousness, fire and fury, five-day fever,
flu, folie, folly, foolery, foolheadedness, foolishness, frambesia,
frenzy, frivolity, frivolousness, furor, furore, fury, futility,
giddiness, glandular fever, goofiness, grippe, hansenosis,
hepatitis, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, histoplasmosis,
hookworm, hydrophobia, hysteria, idiocy, illogic, illogicality,
illogicalness, imbecility, impracticality, inanity, ineptitude,
infantile paralysis, infectious mononucleosis,
inflammatory rheumatism, influenza, insaneness, insanity,
intoxication, irrationality, jail fever, jungle rot, kala azar,
kissing disease, lepra, leprosy, leptospirosis, loa loa, loaiasis,
lockjaw, loss of mind, loss of reason, lunacy, malaria,
malarial fever, mania, marsh fever, measles, meningitis,
mental deficiency, mental derangement, mental disease,
mental disorder, mental disturbance, mental illness,
mental instability, mental sickness, milzbrand, mind overthrown,
mindlessness, mindsickness, mumps, niaiserie, nonsense, nugacity,
nuttiness, oddness, orgasm, orgy, ornithosis, osteomyelitis,
paratyphoid fever, parotitis, parrot fever, passion, pertussis,
pixilation, pneumonia, pointlessness, polio, poliomyelitis,
polyarthritis rheumatism, ponos, possession, preposterousness,
psittacosis, psychopathy, psychosis, queerness, rabbit fever,
rabidness, rabies, rage, rapture, rat-bite fever, ravishment,
reasonlessness, relapsing fever, rheumatic fever, rickettsialpox,
ridiculousness, ringworm, rubella, rubeola, sappiness, scarlatina,
scarlet fever, schistosomiasis, screwiness, senselessness,
septic sore throat, shattered mind, shingles, sick mind, sickness,
silliness, sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness, smallpox,
snail fever, splenic fever, spotted fever, strangeness,
strep throat, stupidity, swamp fever, tearing passion, tetanus,
thoughtlessness, thrush, tinea, towering rage, transport,
trench fever, trench mouth, triflingness, triviality, tuberculosis,
tularemia, typhoid, typhoid fever, typhus, typhus fever, unbalance,
unbalanced mind, undulant fever, unsaneness, unsound mind,
unsoundness, unsoundness of mind, vaccinia, varicella, variola,
venereal disease, viral dysentery, wackiness, weirdness,
whooping cough, witlessness, yaws, yellow fever, yellow jack,
zaniness, zanyism, zona, zoster

madness at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Insanity): unsound mind, derangement, insanity, lunacy, madness, mania, unsoundness, psychosis, neurosis, cognitive disorder, rabies, furor, mental alienation, aberration, paranoia, schizophrenia, dementia, frenzy, raving, incoherence, wandering, delirium, delusion, hallucination.

Madness at English => English (Eastons 1897 Bible) Of Explained:

ce, maneuvering, circumvention, chicanery, concealment, guile, duplicity, politics, Machiavelism, machination, plot, plan, maneuver, stratagem, Trojan horse.

[V] (Cunning): be cunning, contrive, plan, maneuver, intrigue, gerrymander, finesse.

[ADJ] (Cunning): cunning, crafty, artful, skillful, subtle, vulpine, cunning as[ADJ] (Cunning): cunning, crafty, ar

madness at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun [U]
1 (old-fashioned) the state of having a serious mental illness
SYN INSANITY:
There may be a link between madness and creativity.
2 crazy or stupid behaviour that could be dangerous:
It would be sheer madness to trust a man like that. * In a moment of madness she had agreed to go out with him.
IDIOMS see METHOD

Madness at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Madness \Mad"ness\, n. [From {Mad}, a.]
1. The condition of being mad; insanity; lunacy.

2. Frenzy; ungovernable rage; extreme folly.

Syn: Insanity; distraction; derangement; craziness; lunacy;
mania; frenzy; franticness; rage; aberration;
alienation; monomania. See {Insanity}.

madness at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

madness
n 1: obsolete terms for legal insanity [syn: {lunacy}, {insaneness}]
2: an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded
animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid
animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
[syn: {rabies}, {hydrophobia}, {lyssa}]
3: a feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman
scorned"; "his face turned red with rage" [syn: {fury}, {rage}]

madness at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈmæd.nɪs/

Noun

Inter: en-noun » es|-
  • The state of being mad; insanity; mental disease.
    1. rash folly

      Synonyms

      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:insanity -

      Antonyms

      * sanity

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » insanity

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|狂|tr=kuáng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|瘋病|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|疯病|tr=fēngbìng|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|精神錯亂|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|精神错乱|tr=jīngshéncuòluàn|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|šílenství|n
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|galskab|c, Inter: t- » da|sindssyge|c, Inter: t- » da|vanvid|n
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|hulluus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|folie|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Wahnsinn|m, Inter: t- » de|Verrücktheit|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|παραφροσύνη|f, Inter: t+ » el|τρέλα|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|狂気|tr=きょうき, kyōki|sc=Jpan

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latvian: Inter: t » lv|ārprāts|m, Inter: t » lv|vājprāts|m, Inter: t » lv|trakums|m
    • Malayalam: Inter: t+ » ml|ഭ്രാന്ത്|tr=bhraanthu|sc=Mlym, Inter: t+ » ml|വട്ട്|tr=vattu|sc=Mlym, Inter: t+ » ml|കിറുക്ക്|tr=kirukku|sc=Mlym
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|szaleństwo|n
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|безумие|n|tr=bezúmije, Inter: t+ » ru|сумасшествие|n|tr=sumasšéstvije, Inter: t+ » ru|помешательство|n|tr=pomešátel'stvo|alt=помеша́тельство
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|ludost|f, Inter: t- » sh|ludilo|n, Inter: t- » sh|poremećenost|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|locura|f
    • Telugu: పిచ్చి (pichchi)


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » rash folly
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|蠢事|tr=chǔnshì|sc=Hani
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|galskab|c, Inter: t- » da|vanvid|n


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|hulluus
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|помешательство|n|tr=pomešátel'stvo|alt=помеша́тельство

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: folie
    • Inter: ttbc » de: Tollheit {{f}}
    • Inter: ttbc » io: foleso
    • Inter: ttbc » it: follia, pazzia, insanità


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » no: galskap
  • Inter: ttbc » pt: loucura {{f}}
  • Inter: ttbc » sc: macchìghine, macchìne
  • Inter: ttbc » sh:
  • : Cyrillic: лудило
  • : Roman: ludilo
  • Inter: ttbc » sv: sinnesgalenskap

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * desmans
    Category: ang:madness -
    Translation: cs » madness
    Translation: cy » madness
    Translation: et » madness
    Translation: el » madness
    Translation: eo » madness
    Translation: fa » madness
    Translation: fr » madness
    Translation: ko » madness
    Translation: io » madness
    Translation: id » madness
    Translation: it » madness
    Translation: kn » madness
    Translation: li » madness
    Translation: hu » madness
    Translation: mg » madness
    Translation: ml » madness
    Translation: my » madness
    Translation: nl » madness
    Translation: pl » madness
    Translation: ru » madness
    Translation: fi » madness
    Translation: ta » madness
    Translation: te » madness
    Translation: tr » madness
    Translation: vi » madness
    Translation: zh » madness

    Related words:

    MADN  Madnep  madnesses