Definitions for: Madness


[n] a feeling of intense anger; "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"; "his face turned red with rage"
[n] an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
[n] obsolete terms for legal insanity



Webster (1913) Definition: Mad"ness, n. [From Mad, a.]
1. The condition of being mad; insanity; lunacy.

2. Frenzy; ungovernable rage; extreme folly.

Syn: Insanity; distraction; derangement; craziness; lunacy;
mania; frenzy; franticness; rage; aberration;
alienation; monomania. See Insanity.

Synonyms: fury, hydrophobia, insaneness, lunacy, lyssa, rabies, rage

See Also: anger, choler, insanity, ire, lividity, wrath, zoonosis

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