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mad·ness(mad'nes), This imprecise and outmoded word is best avoided in medical speech and writing. Negative or pejorative connotations may render it offensive in some contexts.
The state of being mad.
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See Megaloblastic madness.
(1) A poetic (i.e., nonmedical) term for severe mental illness.
(2) An antiquated, non-specific term for any mental illness, including psychoses or neuroses, of any degree and state of decompensation.
Wild and crazy or disinhibited activity.
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