Translation of demented in Spanish:

demented

Pronunciation: /dɪˈmentəd; dɪˈmentɪd/

adj

  • 1.1 (insane) [person] demente; [screams/mutterings] enloquecido, de demente to become demented enloquecerse*
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    • 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 [familiar/colloquial] she was demented with worry estaba histérica (de preocupación) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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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