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demented

Pronunciation: /dɪˈmentəd; dɪˈmentɪd/

Translation of demented in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (insane) [person] demente; [screams/mutterings] enloquecido, de demente to become demented enloquecerse*
    Example sentences
    • The diagnosis of an independent depressive disorder becomes difficult in the demented patient.
    • High level of disability is associated with major depression, in both demented and nondemented people.
    • On the flip side, cognition has improved in demented or impaired people given nutritional support.
    1.2 (very worried, irritated) [colloquial/familiar] histérico [colloquial/familiar] she was demented with worry estaba histérica (de preocupación) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • To me, it seemed like demented torture, and not very flattering.
    • They fell in the gaily lit hall with a flutter like demented birds attempting flight.
    • I probably looked more than a little demented, come to think of it.

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El Cid (from Arabic "sid" or "master") was the name given to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (born Vivar, near Burgos, c1043). He is Spain's warrior hero, being brave and warlike but also loyal and fair. He grew up in the court of Fernando I of Castile and later fought against the Moors, earning the title, Campeador. He married Jimena, granddaughter of Alfonso VI, "the Wise." In 1089, after a disagreement with the king, he and his loyal retainers went into exile, recapturing Valencia from the Moors. He died in 1099 and his deeds are the subject of many oral accounts, the most complete being El Cantar del Mío Cid. His sword, La Tizona, is in a museum in Burgos.