Definition of Dement

1. v. t. To deprive of reason; to make mad.



2. a. Demented; dementate.

Definition of Dement

1. Adjective. (obsolete) insane, demented ¹

2. Noun. An insane person, or one afflicted with dementia ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To drive mad; to craze ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dement

1. to make insane [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: insane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dement

demeaning
demeaningly
demeaningness
demeanor
demeanors
demeanour
demeanours
demeans
demeanure
demeanures
demecarium bromide
demeclocycline
demeclocycline hydrochloride
demecolcine
demency
dement (current term)
dementate
dementation
demented
dementedly
dementedness
dementednesses
dementi
dementia
dementia-nuchal dystonia
dementia paralytica
dementia paranoides
dementia praecox
dementia pugilistica
demential

Literary usage of Dement

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Maryland by Richard Wordsworth Gill, Oliver Miller, Maryland Court of Appeals (1852)
"1850. dement afterwards made by Isaac, by and between the two firms of which he was a member, ... dement."

2. The Sauks and the Black Hawk War: With Biographical Sketches, Etc by Perry A. Armstrong (1887)
"But the shrewd and soldierly dement saw at the first glance that the Indian ... The brave little dement never for a moment lost either his confidence or ..."

3. Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois by David W. Lusk (1884)
"John dement, who died at his home in Dixon, on the 16th of January, 1883, was born in Sumner ... dement was the bravest man he ever faced in a battle. ..."

4. History of Sangamon County, Illinois: Together with Sketches of Its Cities by Inter-state Pub. Co. (Chicago, Ill.) (1881)
"Henry D. dement, Secretary of State of Illinois, was born in Galena, Illinois, ... Mr. dement began his education in the common schools in Dixon, Illinois, ..."

5. Laws by Illinois (1867)
"AN ACT to enable the citizens of the township of dement, in tlie county In force Feb'j of Ogle, and state of Illinois, to raise money, by taxation, ..."

6. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1893)
"HD dement: I have fourteen hundred men and so much do I believe in the power of kindness that I cannot submit to the statement here that the cat o' nine ..."

7. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"dement of the royal administration. It would be too much to say that it had rights which the king was bound to respect, but it was already true that he ..."

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