Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Unsettled in mind; insane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Disordered; especially, disordered in mind; crazy; insane.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective disturbed or upset, especially mentally
  • adjective insane
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of derange.

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

  • adjective driven insane

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Examples

  • How deranged is she to think that she can black-mail the possible next president of the US?

    Clinton supporters scrap letter pressuring Obama

  • Maybe you could get a Skinny Puppy tribute band to open at your sparsely attended gigs in deranged venues.

    Psychocandy | Evil Genius Chronicles

  • My face was contorted into an expression of deranged wrath.

    Temptation

  • My face was contorted into an expression of deranged wrath.

    Temptation

  • Here, the creeps look more like inept idiots, wearing their baseball caps sideways as if in deranged imitation of someone out of an "Our Gang" comedy.

    Can I live on $1,000 USA per month?

  • Qadhafi has been called "deranged" and "delusional," but in the era of the shadow elite, his regime made at least one rational choice in choosing to host Perle, a consummate shadow lobbyist who was hired by a firm that makes K-Street look positively passe.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Surely the anticipated condition didn't come remotely close to the weekly masses faced by the Pope, who was last hit by a person identified as a deranged woman.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • It seems likely that she knew perfectly well what she was doing and that it was contrary to law - she may well be "deranged" only in the sense in which many religious extremists are deranged, that is, in holding "deviant" views of what is moral.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • I'm called deranged or whatever when I'm riffing in a bloggerly style that they obviously don't understand or appreciate.

    "Why Do Liberals Hate Ann Althouse?"

  • I'm called deranged or whatever when I'm riffing in a bloggerly style that they obviously don't understand or appreciate.

    "Why Do Liberals Hate Ann Althouse?"

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  • JM knows of an old chef who gave it up because he was deranged.

    June 27, 2011