- dementia praecox,
- dementia pugilistica,
Origin of demented
verb (used with object) Obsolete.
Origin of dement
Examples from the Web for demented
Did playing such a demented character like Dexter for so long mess with your head?Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was unpleasant and discombobulating: a simulation of hostage-taking, mental asylum and demented dreamscape all rolled into one.Sex, Blood, and Screaming: Blackout’s Dark Frights|Tim Teeman|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I warmed to him immediately—it was impossible not to—unless you are a demented ideologue who has lost normal human reactions.
The simple answer, as the demented circus of Twitter and the Internet demonstrate every day, is: durr, no.
She is the mother from hell; a demented cross between Cersei and Tywin Lannister.Inside ‘Orange Is the New Black’ S2, Eps. 6-12: About That Shocking Incest Scene|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His was a turbulent, rakehelly, demented existence, the theme of many newspaper paragraphs.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
I heard him in his sleep, the crature, but thought nothing of his demented talk.
So enamoured was he that all thought of life and its doings fled from his brain, and he grew like one demented.Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)|Charles Morris
"Some say that the poor lady upstairs is demented," she volunteered.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
Year in, year out, he had kept himself by his never-flagging exertions, and with the demented idea that he was mounting upward.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo