What does lunatic mean?
Definitions for lunatic
ˈlu nə tɪklu·natic
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lunatic, madman, maniacnoun
an insane person
daredevil, madcap, hothead, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarumadjective
a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon
An insane person.
crazed, mad, insane, demented
Etymology: From lunatique, from lunaticus ("moonstruck"), derived from luna ("moon").
Lunatic is an antiquated term referring to a person who is seen as mentally ill, dangerous, foolish, or crazy—conditions once attributed to "lunacy". The word derives from lunaticus meaning "of the moon" or "moonstruck".
affected by lunacy; insane; mad
of or pertaining to, or suitable for, an insane person; evincing lunacy; as, lunatic gibberish; a lunatic asylum
a person affected by lunacy; an insane person, esp. one who has lucid intervals; a madman; a person of unsound mind
Etymology: [F. lunatique, L. lunaticus, fr. luna the moon. See Lunar.]
"Lunatic" is an informal term referring to people who are considered mentally ill, dangerous, foolish or unpredictable; conditions once called lunacy. The term may be considered insulting in serious contexts, though is sometimes used in friendly jest. The word derives from lunaticus meaning "of the moon" or "moonstruck".
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Etymology and Origins
From the Latin luna, the moon. The Romans persistently cherished the idea that a person’s mind was affected at the several changes of the moon.
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The numerical value of lunatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of lunatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of lunatic in a Sentence
The place where optimism flourishes the most is the lunatic asylum.
If this lunatic in Pennsylvania were to be elected governor in my neighboring state, what are the consequences ?
Im working at a higher frequency than I was when I was just kind of winging it, theres a lot more thought put into my work now, so I do believe that Im in a better place and I like that Ive grown up a lot. Im not a self-absorbed lunatic anymore.
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing.
The men who really believe in themselves are all in lunatic asylums.
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- llunàticCatalan, Valencian
- lunatiko, lunatikaEsperanto
- hullu, mielipuoli, kuuhulluFinnish
- démente, dément, aliénée, aliéné, lunatiqueFrench
- gealtach, gealtIrish
- brjálæðingur, geðsjúklingurIcelandic
- zot, gekkin, gek, zottinDutch
- szaleniec, wariatPolish
- lunático, lunáticaPortuguese
- baliw, sira-uloTagalog
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