brainsick

adjective
brain·​sick | \ˈbrān-ˌsik \

Definition of brainsick 

1 : mentally disordered Good Lord, what madness rules in brainsick men, / When for so slight and frivolous a cause / Such factious emulations shall arise!— William Shakespeare

2 : arising from mental disorder a brainsick frenzy

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brainsickly adverb

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today he is regarded as a brainsick genius who produced some of the greatest paintings in the history of art

First Known Use of brainsick

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of brainsick was before the 12th century

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