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manic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason; "a frenzied attack"; "a frenzied mob"; "the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter; "outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity" [syn: frenzied, manic]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1824 affected with, relating to, characterized by, or resulting from mania manic noun manically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or affected by mania. Phrases and idioms: manic-depressive Psychol. adj. affected by or relating to a mental disorder with alternating periods of elation and depression. --n. a person having such a disorder. Derivatives: manically adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Manic Man"ic, a. [Gr. ? mad, frenzied.] (Med.) Of or pert. to, or characterized by, mania, or excitement.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you describe someone as manic, you mean that they do things extremely quickly or energetically, often because they are very excited or anxious about something. He was really manic... He seemed to have an almost manic energy. ADJ manically We cleaned the house manically over the weekend... ADV: usu ADV with v, also ADV adj 2. If you describe someone's smile, laughter, or sense of humour as manic, you mean that it seems excessive or strange, as if they were insane. ...a manic grin. ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

abnormal, agog, aquiver, aroused, atingle, atwitter, bereft of reason, brainsick, bursting, carried away, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, disoriented, distraught, ebullient, effervescent, excited, exhilarated, fired, flighty, hallucinated, high, hopped up, impassioned, inflamed, insane, irrational, keyed up, lathered up, loco, lunatic, mad, maddened, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, moon-struck, moved, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there, not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, psycho, queer, ready to burst, reasonless, roused, senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, steamed up, stimulated, stirred, stirred up, strange, tetched, thrilled, tingling, tingly, touched, turned-on, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, wandering, whipped up, witless, worked up, wrought up, yeasty



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