Examples of psychotic in a Sentence
He was diagnosed as psychotic.
the identity of the psychotic murderer known as the Zodiac Killer remains an intriguing puzzle
Recent Examples of psychotic from the Web
Rose suffered a psychotic episode on the Titanic and made Jack up.
Dupin was the original profiler, a master channeler of the psychotic mind and the forebear of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.
Hundreds of children have died due to complications from anti-psychotic use
But after the genius 19th season, the psychotic news cycle of the 2016 election completely destroyed South Park's rhythm.
Although he was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and psychotic disorder, he was found to be mentally fit to stand trial.
Marshall, 50, battled chronic psychotic episodes and often heard voices belonging to his deceased mother, Jesus, and Elvis Presley.
The very high incidence of mass shootings and gun violence in this country isn’t because Americans are more psychotic or violent than others but because the U.S. is awash with guns.
The defense expert, Dr. Phillip Resnick, testified last week that the death of Plackowska's father in her native Poland several weeks before the killings triggered a psychotic episode.
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First Known Use of psychotic
balmy, bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackpot, crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, gaga, insane, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, non compos mentis, nuts, nutty, screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacky (also whacky);
around the bend, off one's gourd, off one's head, off one's rocker, out of one's head (or mind);
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