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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Affected with or marked by frenzy uncontrolled by reason.

Usage examples (38)
  • I will tell you, though, on what you called manic Monday.
  • I'll probably remain manic until it starts to get reader reviews and such.
  • FISHER: I like the name manic depression, though, because it describes what it ` s like.
  • BARNICIDE: the crime a parent is tempted to commit after being over-exposed to a certain manic purple dinosaur. for more
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  • Anything made from "manioc," (a starchy root used in making tapioca) made the "maniac" (a mad person) even more "manic" (relating to high excitement and craze).
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