madding

[ mad-ing ]
/ ˈmæd ɪŋ /

adjective

acting madly or senselessly; insane; frenzied: a quiet place far from the madding crowd.
making mad: a madding grief.

Origin of madding

1300–50; Middle English. See mad (v.), -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for madding

madding
/ (ˈmædɪŋ) /

adjective archaic

acting or behaving as if madthe madding crowd
making mad; maddening

Derived forms of madding

maddingly, adverb
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