Definitions for dementeddɪˈmɛn tɪd
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brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged(adj)
affected with madness or insanity
"a man who had gone mad"
Insane or mentally ill.
Suffering from dementia.
insane; mad; of unsound mind
Origin: [From Dement.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Yet another term of disgust used to describe a malfunctioning program. The connotation in this case is that the program works as designed, but the design is bad. Said, for example, of a program that generates large numbers of meaningless error messages, implying that it is on the brink of imminent collapse. Compare wonky, brain-damaged, bozotic.
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Guantanamo has been an enormous recruitment tool for organizations like ISIL, it's part of how they rationalize and justify their demented, sick perpetration of violence on innocent people. And we can keep the American people safe while shutting down that operation.
I deeply regret using those words and giving that impression, my view, which I was clumsily trying to express, was that it is painfully regrettable that someone was not able to intervene in this demented killer's life to stop him right up to the moment he squeezed the trigger.
The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert, and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them the mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.
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