2. Adjective. Mad, insane, psychopathic. ¹
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Definition of Detraque
1. a deranged person [n -S]
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Literary usage of Detraque
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1. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"This alone can complete her being, and without it her sphere, however she shape it, is but a hemisphere ; she is a little detraque, and her destiny is more ..."
2. The Teaching and Cultivation of the French Language in England During Tudor by Kathleen Rebillon Lambley (1920)
"Bacon wrote in French to the Marquis of Effiat, and Hotman, on the other hand, in French to Camden : " Me sentant detraque de 1'usage de la langue latine, ..."