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Definitions for bedlamite
ˈbɛd ləˌmaɪtbed·lamite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bedlamitenoun

    an archaic term for a lunatic


  1. bedlamitenoun

    A lunatic.

  2. Etymology: From bedlam, Hospital of Saint Mary of Bethlehem, a former London institution for the insane.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bedlamitenoun

    An inhabitant of Bedlam; a madman.

    Etymology: from bedlam.

    If wild ambition in thy bosom reign,
    Alas! thou boast’st thy sober sense in vain;
    In these poor bedlamites thyself survey. David Lewis, Miscel.


  1. bedlamite

    A bedlamite is a term used historically to refer to a person who is mentally ill, specifically a patient in the hospital of Saint Mary of Bethlehem (Bethlem Royal Hospital) in London, known for its chaotic conditions. By extension, it has come to mean anyone who behaves wildly, chaotically, or insanely.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bedlamitenoun

    an inhabitant of a madhouse; a madman

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedlamite in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedlamite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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