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Definitions for demented
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhingedadjective

    affected with madness or insanity

    "a man who had gone mad"

Wiktionary

  1. dementedadjective

    Insane or mentally ill.

  2. dementedadjective

    Suffering from dementia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dementedadjective

    insane; mad; of unsound mind

    Etymology: [From Dement.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. demented

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demented in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demented in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of demented in a Sentence

  1. Craig Gunderson:

    For some of these people, it was kind of a demented social club. For some, it was about ego and bravado — who could kill the biggest? The most? for some people, it’s what their family did.

  2. Jean Baudrillard:

    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.

  3. Lisa Moreno-Walton:

    Those of us who have worked in global health are familiar with the decisions that had to be made in Africa during the Ebola epidemic, if I have one ventilator and two people who need it, and one is a 13-year-old-boy who is likely to recover, and the other is an 80-year-old woman who is demented and has sacral decubiti, who do I intubate and put on the ventilator ? In that case, the decision is made on the likelihood of recovery and quality of life.

  4. Dan Gainor:

    Since The Daily Beast says it values ‘an inclusive culture, committed to the public good,’ I assume this is the last time Ira Madison III will be writing for them, it goes to a larger point. Liberals get away with personal attacks that would ruin the careers of people on the right. This is demented, but watch how little attention it gets from the national press.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A stubborn supporter to a particular political party is no different from a politician who keeps changing the party to fulfill own benefits only unless and until he is a demented gossipmonger.

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. disjointed
    • B. suspicious
    • C. profound
    • D. handsome

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