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madhouse

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Synonyms and Antonyms of madhouse

  1. 1 a place where insane people are cared for it was hard to believe that this place with the bright cheery walls was really a madhouse Synonyms asylum, bedlam, institution Related Words hospital; halfway house, home; hospice, sanatorium, sanitarium, sanitorium

  2. 2 a place of uproar or confusion our house is always a madhouse on school mornings, with five kids and two dogs running around Synonyms babel, bedlam, circus, scrum [British], three-ring circus Related Words bustle, commotion, pandemonium, racket, ruckus, tumult, turmoil; brouhaha, clamor, clatter, din, hubbub, noise; chaos, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, havoc, hell, mess, muss, shambles Near Antonyms arcadia, heaven, paradise, utopia; order, orderliness, organization; calm, lull, peace, respite; hush, quiet, silence, stillness


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