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English adjective: mad

1. mad roused to anger


SamplesStayed huffy a good while.
She gets mad when you wake her up so early.
Mad at his friend.
Sore over a remark.


Synonymshuffy, sore


Similarangry


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsunangry

2. mad affected with madness or insanity


SamplesA man who had gone mad.


Synonymsbrainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, sick, unbalanced, unhinged


Similarinsane


Antonymssane

3. mad marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion


SamplesA crowd of delirious baseball fans.
Something frantic in their gaiety.
A mad whirl of pleasure.


Synonymsdelirious, excited, frantic, unrestrained


Similarwild


Antonymstame

4. mad very foolish


SamplesHarebrained ideas.
Took insane risks behind the wheel.
A completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains.


Synonymsharebrained, insane


Similarfoolish


Antonymswise









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