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mad

mad

 
 
pronunciation:
maed
phrases:
like mad
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: madder, maddest
definition 1: crazy; insane.
He went mad after months of being imprisoned in a tiny cell.
synonyms:
crazy, insane, irrational
antonyms:
sane
similar words:
around the bend, cuckoo, mental
definition 2: angry.
My mother was mad at me when I didn't do my chores.
synonyms:
angry, enraged, fuming, furious, incensed, infuriated, irate
similar words:
beside oneself, indignant, raging, sore
definition 3: suffering from rabies.
A mad animal may act strangely and foam at the mouth.
definition 4: wild, confused, or frantic.
The thief made a mad rush for the exit.
synonyms:
disorderly, unruly, wild
similar words:
confused, impulsive, reckless
definition 5: very fond of.
My parents are mad about opera.
synonyms:
crazy
similar words:
ardent, avid, devoted, enthusiastic, fond
definition 6: not wise or practical; foolish.
The officer at the bank thought that my uncle's plan for making money was mad.
synonyms:
crazy, insane
antonyms:
sensible
similar words:
impractical, rash, wild
phrase: like mad
derivation: maddish (adj.)
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