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- 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
Sorry, no etymologies found.
That's the ultimate revenge against all those w/Palin derangement syndrome. michele cvet
But then again I thin we are already there (hint-hint fundamental derangement is showing, defective contact with reality especially as evidenced by delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized speech and behavior)
This must be secret, for to my other misfortunes pecuniary derangement is not the least.
In another recent issue, Atul Gawande writes that solitary is one of the most harmful methods of imprisonment and often results in derangement.
The U.S. media is sick and deranged, but for some reason surviving the derangement is a presidential test.
That is very likely to have occurred in the case of some of the writers of the New Testament; that there is such a derangement is a fact.
However I don't see how your arguments can be enhanced by the use of words such as derangement to describe the opinions who disagree with you can be at all persuasive.
This split is a kind of derangement which must reflect some significant emotional deficits in his childhood.
Lest I be accused of suffering from "derangement," I'm just wondering.... this is unusual for a present-day administration, so far into its term, right?
The 'derangement' to which Heidegger refers is not, of course, a psychological or clinical category: it indicates a much more radical, properly ontological reversal/aberration, when the universe itself, in its very foundation, is in a way 'out of joint', thrown off its rails.