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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
madness /'mædnis/
  • danh từ
    • chứng điên, chứng rồ dại; sự mất trí
    • sự giận dữ
Concise Dictionary
+obsolete terms for legal insanity
+an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
+a feeling of intense anger
+the quality of being rash and foolish
+unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 insanity, lunacy, mania, dementia, psychosis, mental illness:
That form of madness is called schizophrenia.
2 craziness, lunacy, folly, foolishness, nonsense, senselessness, ridiculousness, pointlessness, illogicality, illogic, illogicalness, impracticality, preposterousness, futility:
He soon realized the madness of trying to stem the tide of public opinion.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 (old-fashioned) the state of having a serious mental illness
There may be a link between madness and creativity.
2 crazy or stupid behaviour that could be dangerous: It would be sheer madness to trust a man like that. + In a moment of madness she had agreed to go out with him.
Idioms see METHOD
Collocation Dictionary


absolute, pure, sheer, utter
It's sheer madness to go sailing in weather like this.


the first sign of madness
They say that talking to yourself is the first sign of madness!
| a moment of madness
In a moment of madness, I said I'd help him.

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