lunatic

  • 1lunatic — LUNÁTIC, Ă, lunatici, ce, adj. 1. (Despre oameni, adesea substantivat) Somnambul. ♦ (Despre somn, privire, mers etc.) De somnambul. ♦ (Rar) Care are vedenii; sperios, fricos. 2. (Rar) Fantastic, halucinant, ireal. ♦ Cu idei ciudate; cu… …

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  • 2Lunatic — Lu na*tic, a. [F. lunatique, L. lunaticus, fr. luna the moon. See {Lunar}.] 1. Affected by lunacy; insane; mad; crazy; demented. [1913 Webster] Lord, have mercy on my son; for he is lunatic. Wyclif (Matt. xvii. 15). [1913 Webster] 2. Of or… …

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  • 3lunatic — lu·na·tic / lü nə tik/ n: an insane person used esp. formerly lunatic adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. lunatic …

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  • 4Lunatic — Lu na*tic, n. A person affected by lunacy; an insane person, esp. one who has lucid intervals; a madman; a person of unsound mind. [1913 Webster] The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5Lunatic — ist eine französische Hip Hop Gruppe aus Hauts de Seine (92). Ihre Mitglieder, Booba (Boulogne Billancourt) und Ali (Issy les Moulineaux) hatten ihr Debüt mit der Single Le crime paie aus dem Sampler Hostile hip hop. Die beiden Rapper beschreiben …

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  • 6lunatic — [adj] crazy, mad absurd, baked*, balmy*, bananas*, bonkers*, cracked, crazed, daft, demented, deranged, dippy*, flaky*, flipped out*, foolish, freaked out*, fried*, idiotic, insane, irrational, kooky*, loco, maniac, maniacal, nonsensical, nutty* …

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  • 7lunatic — adj insane, mad, crazy, crazed, demented, deranged, maniac, non compos mentis …

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  • 8lunatic — ► NOUN 1) a person who is mentally ill (not in technical use). 2) an extremely foolish person. ORIGIN Latin lunaticus, from luna moon (from the belief that changes of the moon caused intermittent insanity) …

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  • 9lunatic — [lo͞o′nə tik] adj. [ME lunatik < OFr lunatique < LL lunaticus, moon struck, crazy < L luna, the moon: see LIGHT1] 1. suffering from lunacy; insane 2. of or characterized by lunacy 3. of or for insane persons 4. utterly foolish n …

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  • 10Lunatic —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Lunatic (album).  Lunatic Pays d’origine  France …

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  • 11lunatic — {{11}}lunatic (adj.) late 13c., affected with periodic insanity, dependent on the changes of the moon, from O.Fr. lunatique, lunage insane, or directly from L.L. lunaticus moon struck, from L. luna moon (see LUNA (Cf. Luna)). Cf. O.E. monseoc… …

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  • 12Lunatic — A lunatic (colloquially: looney or loon ) is a commonly used term for a person who is mentally ill, dangerous, foolish or unpredictable: a condition once called lunacy.Linguistic rootsThe word lunatic is borrowed from Latin lunaticus , which… …

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  • 13lunatic — [[t]lu͟ːnətɪk[/t]] lunatics 1) N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe someone as a lunatic, you think they behave in a dangerous, stupid, or annoying way. [INFORMAL] Her son thinks she s an absolute raving lunatic. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If… …

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  • 14lunatic — lu|na|tic [ˈlu:nətık] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: lunatique, from Late Latin lunaticus, from Latin luna ( LUNAR); because people thought mental illness was caused by the moon] 1.) someone who behaves in a crazy or very stupid way… …

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  • 15lunatic — noun (C) 1 someone who behaves in a crazy or very stupid way: You lunatic you nearly drove straight into me! 2 old fashioned someone who is mentally ill: a dangerous lunatic 3 the lunatic fringe BrE the people in a political group or organization …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16lunatic — adjective Etymology: Middle English lunatik, from Anglo French or Late Latin; Anglo French lunatic, from Late Latin lunaticus, from Latin luna; from the belief that lunacy fluctuated with the phases of the moon Date: 14th century 1. a. affected… …

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  • 17lunatic — n. a lunatic to + inf. (he was a lunatic to try that) * * * [ luːnətɪk] a lunatic to + inf. (he was a lunatic to try that) …

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  • 18lunatic — I UK [ˈluːnətɪk] / US [ˈlunətɪk] noun [countable] Word forms lunatic : singular lunatic plural lunatics 1) someone who behaves in an extreme or dangerous way Some lunatic was driving on the wrong side of the road. 2) old fashioned an offensive… …

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  • 19lunatic —    An equivalent of ‘you idiot’, used to a person who is acting foolishly. The word derives from Latin luna, ‘moon’ and reflects the ancient belief that insane behaviour was dependent on changes in the moon. It is a word used by laymen, but… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 20lunatic — lu|na|tic1 [ lunətık ] noun count 1. ) someone who behaves in an extreme or dangerous way: Some lunatic was driving on the wrong side of the road. 2. ) OLD FASHIONED an offensive word for a person who has a mental illness lunatic lu|na|tic 2 [… …

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