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brainsick Syllabification: brain·sick
Pronunciation: /ˈbrānsik/

Definition of brainsick in English:


Diseased in the mind; mad or insane.
Example sentences
  • I now understand that I was brainsick when I tried to kill myself.
  • He did not want the ‘brainsick and heady preachers,’ but welcomed ‘the learned and grave men of both sides.’
  • The novelist also directly condemns China as ‘an old hag so decrepit and brainsick that she would devour her children to sustain herself’ .
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