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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of disturbing the mind or body; A state of mental disturbance and disorientation.

Usage examples (32)
  • This must be secret, for to my other misfortunes pecuniary derangement is not the least.
  • The U.S. media is sick and deranged, but for some reason surviving the derangement is a presidential test.
  • In another recent issue, Atul Gawande writes that solitary is one of the most harmful methods of imprisonment and often results in derangement.
  • In this place it denotes that the folly of the young man was a kind of derangement -- that he was insane. for more
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