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Overview of noun madness

The noun madness has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) lunacy, madness, insaneness

(obsolete terms for legal insanity)

2. rabies, hydrophobia, lyssa, madness

(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)

3. fury, rage, madness

(a feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage")

4. folly, foolishness, craziness, madness

(the quality of being rash and foolish; "trying to drive through a blizzard is the height of folly"; "adjusting to an insane society is total foolishness")

5. madness, rabidity, rabidness

(unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm; "poetry is a sort of divine madness") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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