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demented

adjective de·ment·ed \di-ˈmen-təd\

: not able to think clearly or to understand what is real and what is not real : crazy or insane

Full Definition of DEMENTED

1
:  mad, insane
2
:  suffering from or exhibiting cognitive dementia
de·ment·ed·ly adverb
de·ment·ed·ness noun

Examples of DEMENTED

  1. Many of the patients there were demented.
  2. In the movie, he plays a demented man trying to survive on the streets of Los Angeles.
  3. Her demented ramblings are a symptom of her illness.
  4. He gave me a demented little smile.
  5. parents who are almost demented with worry

First Known Use of DEMENTED

1632

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DEMENTEDLY Defined for Kids

demented

adjective de·ment·ed \di-ˈmen-təd\

Definition of DEMENTED for Kids

:  insane 1, mad
Medical Dictionary

demented

adjective de·ment·ed \di-ˈment-əd\

Medical Definition of DEMENTED

1
:  mad, insane
2
:  suffering from or exhibiting cognitive dementia
de·ment·ed·ly adverb
de·ment·ed·ness noun

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