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Synonyms for demented
dɪˈmɛn tɪdde·ment·ed

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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"

    Synonyms:
    harebrained, insane, nauseous, wan, disgusted, gaga, sore, imbalanced, macabre, brainsick, pallid, sick of(p), sick, grisly, disquieted, half-baked, maladjusted, unbalanced, unhinged, disturbed, softheaded, gruesome, dotty, unrestrained, grim, sickish, worried, excited, nauseated, sick(p), fed up(p), mad, wild, pale, upset, delirious, screwball, crazy, ghastly, huffy, ill, queasy, distressed, frantic, tired of(p)

    Antonyms:
    sane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dementedadjective

    Synonyms:
    idiotic, foolish, infatuated, insane, crazy

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  1. List of paraphrases for "demented":

    crazy, insane

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How to use 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. Bill Chumley:

    I deeply regret using those words and giving that impression, my view, which I was clumsily trying to express, was that it is painfully regrettable that someone was not able to intervene in this demented killer's life to stop him right up to the moment he squeezed the trigger.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Guantanamo has been an enormous recruitment tool for organizations like ISIL, it's part of how they rationalize and justify their demented, sick perpetration of violence on innocent people. And we can keep the American people safe while shutting down that operation.

  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. 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.


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