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ˈlu nə siLu·na·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lunacy, madness, insanenessnoun

    obsolete terms for legal insanity

  2. folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgencenoun

    foolish or senseless behavior

Wiktionary

  1. lunacynoun

    The state of being mad, insanity

    Etymology: From lunatic + -cy.

  2. lunacynoun

    Something deeply misguided.

    Etymology: From lunatic + -cy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lunacynoun

    insanity or madness; properly, the kind of insanity which is broken by intervals of reason, -- formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the moon; any form of unsoundness of mind, except idiocy; mental derangement or alienation

  2. Lunacynoun

    a morbid suspension of good sense or judgment, as through fanaticism

Freebase

  1. Lunacy

    Lunacy is a 2005 Czech film by Jan Švankmajer. The film is loosely based on two short stories, "The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether" and "The Premature Burial", by Edgar Allan Poe. It is also partly inspired by the works of the Marquis de Sade. The film was shot between October 2004 and April 2005, on location in the village of Peruc close to Prague, and in Švankmajer's studio in the village of Knovíz.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lunacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lunacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Lunacy in a Sentence

  1. Paul Alexander:

    The reports must be read by someone outside of CDC like myself, and we cannot allow the reporting to go on as it has been, for it is outrageous. Its lunacy, nothing to go out unless I read and agree with the findings how they CDC, wrote it and I tweak it to ensure it is fair and balanced and complete.

  2. David Brooks:

    To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.

  3. Hugh Grant:

    Renee loves me and I love Renee. Well, I mean she’s in the same category as Emma Thompson, in terms of lunacy, but an amazing actress of course, and very generous, she once sent me a fabulous huge volume of beautiful photography, including a lot of semi-undressed women. I remember it because I had just landed in Marrakesh … and the book was impounded.

  4. Rowan Dean:

    This is just superb and it was on YOUR ABC earlier this evening, which Sky News Australia paid for this lefty lunacy, have a look, there we go Ross Cameron, consent for changing nappies.

  5. Senator Ted Cruz:

    President Obama and Hillary Clinton's idea that we should bring tens of thousands of Syrian Muslim refugees to America, it is nothing less than lunacy, now on the other hand, Christians who are being targeted for genocide, for persecution, Christians who are being beheaded or crucified, we should be providing safe haven to them.

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