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Synonyms for mad
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huffy, mad, sore(adj)

    roused to anger

    "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"

    Synonyms:
    thin-skinned, huffy, unhinged, delirious, raw, sick, disturbed, feisty, insane, harebrained, unbalanced, brainsick, demented, tender, excited, afflictive, frantic, unrestrained, crazy, sore, sensitive, painful, touchy

    Antonyms:
    sane, unangry(p), wise, tame

  2. brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged(adj)

    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), wild, pale, upset, delirious, demented, screwball, crazy, ghastly, huffy, ill, queasy, distressed, frantic, tired of(p)

    Antonyms:
    sane, tame, unangry(p), wise

  3. delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained(adj)

    marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

    "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"

    Synonyms:
    aroused, huffy, unbalanced, unhinged, delirious, excited, sick, disturbed, hallucinating, emotional, insane, harebrained, frenetic, brainsick, phrenetic, activated, demented, frantic, unrestrained, crazy, sore, worked up, frenzied

    Antonyms:
    unangry(p), sane, wise, tame

  4. harebrained, insane, mad(adj)

    very foolish

    "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

    Synonyms:
    insane, unhinged, sick, disturbed, excited, demented, harebrained, crazy, unrestrained, delirious, brainsick, huffy, unbalanced, sore, frantic

    Antonyms:
    wise, tame, unangry(p), sane

Wiktionary

  1. mad(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    hella, helluv, wickedAdverb, kinda, helluvEtymology 2

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mad

    Synonyms:
    insane, demented, furious, lunatic, infuriated, crazy, maniacal, frantic, rabid, wild, distracted

    Antonyms:
    sane, sound, sensible, quiet, composed, unexcited, sober

Editors Contribution

  1. indignent

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insane, crazy, crazed, distracted, lunatic, delirious, out of one's head

  2. mad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frantic, furious, enraged, raging, violent

  3. mad(a.)

    Synonyms:
    angry, exasperated, provoked, incensed, in a passion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mad(a)

    Synonyms:
    crazy, insane, demented, maniacal, raving, indignant, enraged, irate, resentful, rabid, distracted, wild, infatuated, angry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mad":

    crazy, angry, insane, upset, pissed, furious, madman, loca, nuts, hatter, fool, beef, irate, cow, anger, enraged, fou, livid, cows, rabid, psycho

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How to say mad in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4320ill
#4358sick
#5027emotional
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#9293kinda
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#11914cows
#12985sore
#14856grim
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#16282pissed
#16835furious
#19943distressed
#23353distracted
#24491frantic
#28501unbalanced
#28877aroused
#31401madman
#31665lunatic
#32741disgusted
#34302hella
#35058rabid
#35312loca
#36370gruesome
#36399macabre
#38464demented
#40371delirious
#43466enraged
#45210touchy
#45589feisty
#47042ghastly
#48392frenzied
#53806hatter
#56410livid
#56945unrestrained
#57342frenetic
#58157grisly
#58225irate
#60037fou
#61305dotty
#61739gaga
#62710huffy
#63360unhinged
#69595infuriated
#71885screwball
#77254maniacal
#78143pallid
#81217nauseous
#86575queasy
#100351imbalanced
#106223hallucinating
#113981nauseated
#158498maladjusted
#226799disquieted
#284371harebrained

How to use mad in a sentence?

  1. Unknown:

    Those who hear not the music. . . think the dancers mad.

  2. Salvidor Dali:

    The only difference between a madman and myself is that I am not mad.

  3. Elio Garcia:

    We're so happy that there are these mad people, these talented people who are so inspired by our work.

  4. President Barack Obama on Tuesday:

    Every time I think about those kids, it gets me mad, that changed me, that day.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I will tell you, he was totally out of line last night....He stood up and started ranting and raving like a mad man.


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