manic-depressive love

manic-depressive

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or having bipolar disorder.
  • noun A person who has bipolar disorder.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Both manic and melancholic: noting a form of insanity in which mania and melancholia alternate.

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

  • noun (Med.) A person suffering from manic-depressive psychosis.

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

  • adjective Exhibiting manic depression.

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

  • noun a person afflicted with manic-depressive illness
  • adjective suffering from a disorder characterized by alternating mania and depression

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Examples

  • The disease that encompassed all these different appearances was now to be called manic-depressive insanity.

    MANUFACTURING DEPRESSION

  • An ironic exception to these nineteenth-century writers who were emphasizing the mysterious, irrational, and overwhelming forces that gave rise to genius was the essayist Charles Lamb; confined at one time to a private asylum for what now would almost certainly be called manic-depressive illness, he was also the close companion to a sister intermittently insane with manic-depressive psychosis.

    Touched with Fire

  • An ironic exception to these nineteenth-century writers who were emphasizing the mysterious, irrational, and overwhelming forces that gave rise to genius was the essayist Charles Lamb; confined at one time to a private asylum for what now would almost certainly be called manic-depressive illness, he was also the close companion to a sister intermittently insane with manic-depressive psychosis.

    Touched with Fire

  • An ironic exception to these nineteenth-century writers who were emphasizing the mysterious, irrational, and overwhelming forces that gave rise to genius was the essayist Charles Lamb; confined at one time to a private asylum for what now would almost certainly be called manic-depressive illness, he was also the close companion to a sister intermittently insane with manic-depressive psychosis.

    Touched with Fire

  • An ironic exception to these nineteenth-century writers who were emphasizing the mysterious, irrational, and overwhelming forces that gave rise to genius was the essayist Charles Lamb; confined at one time to a private asylum for what now would almost certainly be called manic-depressive illness, he was also the close companion to a sister intermittently insane with manic-depressive psychosis.

    Touched with Fire

  • They found that less than half of those with bipolar disorder -- also known as manic-depressive illness -- received mental health treatment during their lifetimes.

    FOXNews.com

  • If Leibovich had mostly settled on a picture of Beck as a manic-depressive with suicidal tendencies who doesn't know who he is from moment to moment, that would have been one thing.

    Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: Glenn Beck, the Picture of Innocence

  • If Leibovich had mostly settled on a picture of Beck as a manic-depressive with suicidal tendencies who doesn't know who he is from moment to moment, that would have been one thing.

    Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: Glenn Beck, the Picture of Innocence

  • The static of the erratic fanatic romantic manic-depressive: upside down, impulsive, regressive.

    Anatomy of a Breakdown

  • If Leibovich had mostly settled on a picture of Beck as a manic-depressive with suicidal tendencies who doesn't know who he is from moment to moment, that would have been one thing.

    Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: Glenn Beck, the Picture of Innocence

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