Definition of brainsick in English:


Syllabification: brain·sick
Pronunciation: /ˈbrānˌsik


  • Diseased in the mind; mad or insane.
    More example sentences
    • I now understand that I was brainsick when I tried to kill myself.
    • He did not want the ‘brainsick and heady preachers,’ but welcomed ‘the learned and grave men of both sides.’
    • The novelist also directly condemns China as ‘an old hag so decrepit and brainsick that she would devour her children to sustain herself’ .

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