Examples of demented in a Sentence
Many of the patients there were demented.
In the movie, he plays a demented man trying to survive on the streets of Los Angeles.
Her demented ramblings are a symptom of her illness.
He gave me a demented little smile.
parents who are almost demented with worry
Recent Examples of demented from the Web
The murder of Yates was entirely different: slow, emotional, soap-operatic, demented.
A Madea Halloween’**1/2 Perry plays three characters in this film, which features ghosts, goblins, demented clowns, zombies and, most frightening of all, teenagers.
A mysterious bequest follows, seemingly presided over by the demented and vengeful Miss Havisham, a living ghost who celebrates her own romantic disaster, using her beautiful ward, Estella, as an instrument of revenge.
As the Rhinemaidens, Diana Newman,Annie Rosen and Lindsay Ammann blended elegantly, and Okka von der Damerau was a pungent Erda, costumed like a demented Miss Havisham.
But even the show’s pretty ingénue, the fair Rosamund, is played by Ahna O’Reilly with a goofy, innocent grin that borders on demented.
That Put Marvel And DC To Shame: The demented brainiacs at Cracked.com strive to answer an ancient theological question: who would win in a fight, Moses or Wolverine.
These men were on the front line guarding the White House, and were killed by a sick and demented man.
Unthinkingly conceived and implemented technology is dangerous technology, the kind Frankenstein’s monster railed about, the kind the demented Unabomber saw as justifying murder.
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Origin and Etymology of demented
First Known Use: 1632
DEMENTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of demented for English Language Learners
: not able to think clearly or to understand what is real and what is not real : crazy or insane
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