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manic

Pronunciation: /ˈmænɪk/

Translation of manic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [symptom/behavior] maniaco, maníaco; [activity/insistence] frenético
    Example sentences
    • A hyperactive manic patient will nearly always have a rapid heart rate, but it doesn't follow that a rapid heart rate causes the mania.
    • Indeed, many bipolar patients report that manic episodes followed a period in which they were unable to sleep or endured jet lag.
    • She spent little time on psychiatric inpatient units working, for example, with bipolar patients in their active manic phases.
    Example sentences
    • Drunk or sober, he was driven by a manic energy and impatience that made him a difficult friend and an almost impossible husband and father.
    • This was a thoughtful, quiet museum which nicely complemented the manic excitement of the Dracula Experience.
    • My sister and I arrived the night before the surgery and found my mother full of manic energy.
    Example sentences
    • This is the perfect place to relax as it's busy but never too manic.
    • In fact, the whole second half of the album is a lot more chilled out than the first, which can be manic and intensely un-listenable.
    • All of these factors conspire to create a manic and intensely enjoyable film.

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