What is the meaning of mad?


  • Roused to anger.
    • usage: "stayed huffy a good while- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
  • Affected with madness or insanity.
    • usage: "a man who had gone mad"
  • Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion.
    • usage: "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
  • Very foolish.
    • usage: "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"
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APAWordNet. (2010). mad. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/mad/definitions/1177962
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