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berserk

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noun ber·serk \bə(r)-ˈsərk, ˌbər-, -ˈzərk; ˈbər-ˌ\

Definition of berserk

  1. 1 :  an ancient Scandinavian warrior frenzied in battle and held to be invulnerable

  2. 2 :  one whose actions are recklessly defiant




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berserk

adjective ber·serk

Simple Definition of berserk

  • : crazy and violent especially because of anger

Full Definition of berserk

  1. :  frenzied, crazed —usually used in the phrase go berserk <sinister ravings of an imagination gone berserk — John Gruen>

berserk adverb
ber·serk·ly adverb

1851

First Known Use of berserk

1851


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berserk

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adjective ber·serk \bə(r)-ˈsərk, ˌbər-, -ˈzərk, ˈbər-ˌ\

Medical Definition of berserk

  1. :  marked by crazed or frenzied behavior suggestive of sudden mental imbalance—usually used in the phrase go berserk

  2. berserk adverb






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