2. Adjective. Undergoing dementia. ¹
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Definition of Dementing
1. dement [v] - See also: dement
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Literary usage of Dementing
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1. Diseases of the nervous system: A Text-book of Neurology and Psychiatry by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"Sleep is irregular, especially in the excited stages, when the paretic may not sleep for days—whereas in torpid stages or in those quiet, dementing forms ..."
2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"Of course it must be understood that the non-dementing psychoses may produce ... The dementing psychoses on the other hand tend naturally because of their ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1906)
"As a representative of the English view one notes with interest that Clouston holds that one-third of paresis belongs to the dementing form and that all the ..."
4. The American Journal of Insanity by New York (State). State Lunatic Asylum (1906)
"Non-dementing processes. In the former group, the dementia is to be regarded, ... It must be assumed that the dementing processes are associated with ..."