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Synonyms of madness in English:


  • 1 today madness is called mental illness
    insanity, mental illness, dementia, derangement;
    lunacy, instability;
    informal craziness
    [Antonyms] sanity
  • 2 it would be madness to do otherwise
    [Antonyms] common sense, good sense
  • 3 it's absolute madness in here
    bedlam, mayhem, chaos, pandemonium, craziness, uproar, turmoil, disorder, all hell broken loose, (three-ring) circus
    [Antonyms] calm
  • Quote

    Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough.
    R. D. Laing The Politics of Experience (1967)

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