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derangement

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  1. 1 a serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life <given powerful drugs to treat his derangement> Synonyms aberration, dementia, insanity, lunacy, madness, mania, rage [archaic]Related Words neurosis, psychosis; instability, irrationality, unreasonableness; delirium, frenzy, hysteria; hallucinosis, hypomania, paranoia, schizophrenia; senile dementia; delusion, hallucination; monomania, obsession, phobia; abnormality, dementedness, unsoundnessNear Antonyms lucidity, rationality, rationalness, reasonability, reasonableness; normality, soundnessAntonyms mind, saneness, sanity

  2. 2 an act or instance of the order of things being disturbed <the derangement of the carefully organized event by a single freak accident> Synonyms upset, dislocation, disruption, disturbanceRelated Words convulsion, revolution, unsettledness, unsettlement, upheaval


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