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noun
a temporary lapse into foolishness, senseless behavior, folly, etc., especially during the summer: His plan to become a beachcomber is midsummer madness.
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Origin of midsummer madness

First recorded in 1595–1605

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midsummer madness

noun
foolish or extravagant behaviour, supposed to occur during the summer
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