Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To dement, to make crazy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Deprived of reason.
  • transitive v. To deprive of reason; to dement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make mad or insane; dement.
  • Demented; mad.

Etymologies

From the participle stem of Latin dementare. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Astolpho, that English duke in Ariosto, which never sounded but all his auditors were mad, and for fear ready to make away with themselves; [771] or landed in the mad haven in the Euxine sea of Daphnis insana, which had a secret quality to dementate; they are a company of giddy-heads, afternoon men, it is

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Apostles 'time, many Antichrists and heretics' were abroad, many sprung up since, many now present, and will be to the world's end, to dementate men's minds, to seduce and captivate their souls.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • "Whom the Gods wish to ruin, they first dementate!" exclaimed

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 2 of 2)

  • Convince, or dominate, or dementate him to write a bad review (2 XP).

    IGN Complete

  • You can use dominate to make him go to sleep or dementate to make him think he is a frog or avoid him altogether.

    IGN Complete

  • Persuade, seduce, intimidate, dominate or dementate him to give you his SCREENPLAY (2 XP).

    IGN Complete

  • If you're a Malkavian you can dementate them to kill each other.

    IGN Complete

  • If you are a Malkavian you'll have an insight that he's hiding something and you can dementate the information out of him.

    IGN Complete

  • You can persuade/dementate/dominate her to let you inside.

    IGN Complete

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