Definition of Madnesses

1. Noun. (plural of madness) ¹



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Definition of Madnesses

1. madness [n] - See also: madness

Lexicographical Neighbors of Madnesses

madia
madia oil
madia oil plant
madid
madidans
madindoline
madisterium
madjoun
madling
madlings
madly
madman
madmen
madnep
madness
madnesses
madocite
madonna
madonnas
madoqua
madoquas
madrague
madragues
madras
madrasa
madrasah
madrasahs
madrasas
madrases

Literary usage of Madnesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"20 " Medical writers have laid down the same criterion by which insanity- may be known. Dr. Battie, in his celebrated Treatise on Madnesses-), ..."

2. The Maidens of the Rocks by Gabriele D'Annunzio (1898)
"... the beautiful garments they wore, the beautiful saddle-horses they fondled, the beautiful women they enjoyed—for all their havoc, their madnesses, ..."

3. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Churchby Augustine, John Chrysostom by Augustine, John Chrysostom (1888)
"Blessed is the man that maketh the name of the Lord his hope, and who hath not regarded vanities and lying madnesses." For whence is it that " madness " is ..."

4. Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist: A Popular Illustration of the Principles by Richard Green Moulton (1901)
"Further, these madnesses do not merely go on side by side; as they meet they mutually affect one another, and throw up each other's intensity. ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1875)
"To the public, madness is madness—no attempt is made to differentiate between madnesses and madnesses: to have had an insane member in a family is to cause ..."

6. Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion by Jane Ellen Harrison (1903)
"The ritual of the sanctuary at Megalopolis, with its black and white sides, addressed severally to the goddesses as Madnesses ..."

7. The Story of Massachusetts by Edward Everett Hale (1891)
"For such madnesses in any community and in any time, it is impossible to account fully, except by saving that they are madnesses, that the ordinary laws ..."

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