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Definitions for madwoman
ˈmædˌwʊm ənmad·wom·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. madwomannoun

    a woman lunatic


  1. madwomannoun

    A woman who is insane.


  1. madwoman

    A madwoman is a woman who is mentally unstable or behaves in a wildly unconventional manner. This term can embody a variety of characteristics, from irrational or delusional thinking, extreme emotional instability, to unpredictable, uncontrollable or violent behaviors. It can even be used in some contexts to describe a woman who is extraordinarily passionate or zealous about a particular interest or cause. The word itself has undertones of historical stereotypes about female hysteria and is not often used in formal or medical contexts due to its potentially derogatory nature.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of madwoman in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of madwoman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of madwoman in a Sentence

  1. Lani Guinier:

    I endured the personal humiliation of being vilified as a madwoman with strange hair — you know what that means — a strange name and strange ideas, ideas like democracy, freedom and fairness that mean all people must be equally represented in our political process, but lest any of you feel sorry for me, according to press reports the president still loves me. He just won’t give me a job.

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