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madness

Synonyms of madness in English:

noun

  • 1 today madness is called mental illness
    insanity, insaneness, dementia, mental illness, derangement, dementedness, instability, unsoundness of mind, lunacy, distraction, depression, mania, hysteria, frenzy, psychosis, psychopathy, schizophrenia, hydrophobia
    informal craziness
    North American informal meshugaas
    Australian/New Zealand informal dingbats
    [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, babel, uproar, turmoil, wild disarray, disorder, hurly-burly;
    scene of confusion, madhouse, tumult, jumble, pell-mell, hullabaloo, hubbub, whirlwind, maelstrom, all hell broken loose
    North American informal three-ring circus
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