Definition of Brainsick

1. Adjective. Affected with madness or insanity. "A man who had gone mad"

Exact synonyms: Crazy, Demented, Disturbed, Mad, Sick, Unbalanced, Unhinged
Similar to: Insane
Derivative terms: Craze, Craziness, Dementedness, Madness, Sick



Definition of Brainsick

1. a. Disordered in the understanding; giddy; thoughtless.

Definition of Brainsick

1. Adjective. Disordered in the understanding; giddy; thoughtless. ¹

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Definition of Brainsick

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brainsick

brainish
brainist
brainists
brainless
brainlessly
brainlessness
brainlessnesses
brainlike
brainpan
brainpans
brainpower
brainpowers
brains
brains trust
brains trusts
brainsick (current term)
brainsickly
brainsickness
brainstem
brainstem auditory evoked potentials
brainstem evoked response audiometry
brainstem glioma
brainstem haemorrhage
brainstems
brainstorm
brainstormed
brainstormer
brainstormers
brainstorming
brainstormings

Literary usage of Brainsick

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1. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"... are seated on the bed in his chamber—Mrs. brainsick, who is under the bed, ... the bed —Mrs. Tricksy and Mrs. brainsick come out of their hiding places, ..."

2. Mixed Essays: Irish Essays and Others by Matthew Arnold (1883)
""Poor brainsick creatures! ... down the poor brainsick creatures and punish them, which, to say the truth, we have done freely enough in the past; ..."

3. The Nineteenth Century (1881)
"Poor brainsick creatures!'—a sterner critic among these kinsmen says—' poor brainsick creatures, distraught with misery and incurable ignorance ! by ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"brainsick. Distempered in the brain ; mad ; impetuous. ... too too olt* betake him to retire, Beaten away by brainsick rode desire. The following passage is ..."

5. Irish Essays: And Others by Matthew Arnold (1882)
"Poor brainsick creatures ! '—a sterner critic 2 among these kinsmen says,—' poor brainsick creatures, distraught with misery and incurable ignorance ! by ..."

6. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"... are seated on the bed in his chamber—Mrs. brainsick, who is under the bed, ... the bed —Mrs. Tricksy and Mrs. brainsick come out of their hiding places, ..."

7. Mixed Essays: Irish Essays and Others by Matthew Arnold (1883)
""Poor brainsick creatures! ... down the poor brainsick creatures and punish them, which, to say the truth, we have done freely enough in the past; ..."

8. The Nineteenth Century (1881)
"Poor brainsick creatures!'—a sterner critic among these kinsmen says—' poor brainsick creatures, distraught with misery and incurable ignorance ! by ..."

9. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"brainsick. Distempered in the brain ; mad ; impetuous. ... too too olt* betake him to retire, Beaten away by brainsick rode desire. The following passage is ..."

10. Irish Essays: And Others by Matthew Arnold (1882)
"Poor brainsick creatures ! '—a sterner critic 2 among these kinsmen says,—' poor brainsick creatures, distraught with misery and incurable ignorance ! by ..."

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