Definition of Dementedness

1. Noun. Mental deterioration of organic or functional origin.




Definition of Dementedness

1. Noun. The quality of being demented. ¹

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Definition of Dementedness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dementedness

demeanour
demeanours
demeans
demeanure
demeanures
demecarium bromide
demeclocycline
demeclocycline hydrochloride
demecolcine
demency
dement
dementate
dementation
demented
dementedly
dementedness (current term)
dementednesses
dementi
dementia
dementia-nuchal dystonia
dementia paralytica
dementia paranoides
dementia praecox
dementia pugilistica
demential
dementialike
dementias
dementing
dementis
dementor

Literary usage of Dementedness

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1. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1910)
"Undoubtedly she had a taking face and style. His infatuation, nevertheless, appeared to Rosamund utter dementedness, considering this woman's position, ..."

2. The Fortnightly Review (1875)
"It's a delusion amounting to dementedness to suppose that, with the people inside our defences, we can be taming them and tricking them. ..."

3. The Playhouse and the Play, and Other Addresses Concerning the Theatre and by Percy MacKaye (1909)
"Fourth, its dementedness. This character- /istic has already been alluded to, but deserves to be emphasized as a distinct element. ..."

4. Race Or Mongrel: a Brief History of the Rise and Fall of the Ancient Races by Alfred Paul Karl Eduard Schultz (1908)
"It would have taken an impossible degree of stupidity, an impossible degree of dementedness, to accomplish less in South America than has been accomplished. ..."

5. Strangers at Lisconnel: A Second Series of Irish Idylls by Jane Barlow (1895)
"From the first it appeared obvious to all that the dementedness which characterised the little wizened yellow-faced woman was of a much more pronounced type ..."

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