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: upset, unglued
: mentally deranged
attacked by an unhinged extremist
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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, psychotic, screwy, unbalanced, unsound, wacky (also whacky)
balanced, compos mentis, sane, sound, uncrazy
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occurring twice a year or every two years
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