noun (plural lunacies)[mass noun]
- 1The state of being a lunatic; insanity (not in technical use): it has been suggested that originality demands a degree of lunacyMore example sentences
- Either he wanted to make me delirious with jealousy over her vile decadence or simply get my certified opinion concerning her degree of lunacy.
- It does not supply the answer in the situation of an infant, a person under lunacy or overseas.
- This goes beyond mere bullying and descends into paranoid - and hypocritical - lunacy.
- 1.1Extreme folly or eccentricity: such an economic policy would be sheer lunacyMore example sentences
- Writing from the perspective of an intelligent though lonely and bewildered child, he uses incisive humour to expose the lunacies, vagaries and hypocrisies of traditional and alternative belief systems.
- Even those who never believed that the lunacies of the seventies and early eighties had been entirely eradicated - evidence to the contrary has been accumulating for several years - did not predict the recent chain reaction of violence.
- This little masterpiece has its lunacies (why is it necessary for the memories to be restaged and turned into film clips?) and its limitations.