Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being deranged.
  • n. An act or instance of deranging.
  • n. A permutation of a set such that no element is in its previous position.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of deranging or putting out of order, or the state of being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion; especially, mental disorder; insanity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of deranging, or the state of being deranged; a putting out of order; disturbance of regularity or regular course; disorder.
  • n. Disorder of the intellect or reason; insanity.
  • n. Synonyms Irregularity, confusion. Lunacy, madness, etc. See insanity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
  • n. the act of disturbing the mind or body

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.