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crackpot

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1 having or showing a very abnormal or sick state of mind
  • some crackpot driver drove the wrong way down the highway

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2 showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
  • a crackpot scheme to get rich quick

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crackpot

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Synonyms & Antonyms of crackpot (Entry 2 of 2)

a person of odd or whimsical habits
  • everyone is tolerant of the town crackpot, a man who never hurt anyone

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“Crackpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crackpot. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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