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1 a serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life
  • nowadays certain forms of madness are quite treatable

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3 an intense emotional state of displeasure with someone or something
  • her incessant insults goaded him to such madness that he would storm around breaking dishes and slamming doors

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The first known use of madness was in the 14th century

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“Madness.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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