Origin of manic
OTHER WORDS FROM manichy·per·man·ic, adjectivesub·man·ic, adjective
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How to use manic in a sentence
Because the song, like so much of The Weeknd’s music, is a dark, slick anthem to self-destruction, a nearly manic bop about using drugs to numb the pain.How one hit song won The Weeknd a Super Bowl halftime show|Aja Romano|February 5, 2021|Vox
The pandemic “has unwillingly thrust us into a chaotic and manic state, and for right now, brown furniture feels solid, sturdy and stalwart,” she says.The hottest decorating trends for 2021 aren’t trendy at all — and that’s the point|Elizabeth Mayhew|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
I live with a cat and a dog, and the biggest difference I notice is how manic the dog seems in comparison to the cat.Everything is awful. Here’s a Q&A with a philosopher about why cats rule.|Sean Illing|January 15, 2021|Vox
Yet even amid this manic news cycle, the groundwork is being laid for an alternate financial reality.
In contrast, before a manic phase they move around more, send more text messages, and spend longer talking on the phone.Machines can spot mental health issues—if you hand over your personal data|Bobbie Johnson|August 13, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In his own words, he is “actually very manic depressive” and can feel the world moving past him.
Bart gets confused and angry, he gets bullied, he experiences the manic highs and lows that come with being a child.
My dad in a kind of manic phase, feeling really euphoric and excited and like [sharp breath intake] kind of high.Molly Shannon on ‘Life After Beth,’ Turning 50, and ‘Never Been Kissed’|Melissa Leon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“At the time I first knew Robin, he was very manic,” recalls Mazursky, who used to be a stand-up comic himself.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure|Joe Morgenstern|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the same time I was on an emotional upswing, a hyper-manic swoop and I was falling in love with my now-wife.The Author Of The Summer's Hit Paranoid Fantasy Opens Up|William O’Connor|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the excited stage of manic-depressive insanity it is not uncommon to find that the memory is abnormally active.
Of the two terms (folie circulaire and manic-depressive insanity) the latter is the more correct.
The mental symptoms, in short, are very similar to those of the elevated stage of manic-depressive insanity.
The cases in this family seem all to be instances of manic-depressive insanity.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer
At the Observation Pavilion she appeared to be typically manic.Benign Stupors|August Hoch