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demented

[ dih-men-tid ]
/ dɪˈmɛn tɪd /
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adjective

crazy; insane; mad.
affected with dementia.

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Origin of demented

First recorded in 1635–45; dement + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM demented

de·ment·ed·ly, adverbde·ment·ed·ness, nounhalf-de·ment·ed, adjectivesem·i·de·ment·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for demented

demented
/ (dɪˈmɛntɪd) /

adjective

mad; insane

Derived forms of demented

dementedly, adverbdementedness, noun
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Medical definitions for demented

demented
[ dĭ-mĕntĭd ]

adj.

Mentally ill; insane.
Suffering from dementia.
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