madness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n obsolete terms for legal insanity
- n an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
- n a feeling of intense anger
- n the quality of being rash and foolish
- n unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm
poetry is a sort of divine madness
- Even the most stable brain operates just a millimeter from madness.
- Why such proximity between genius and madness in chess? There are three possible explanations.
- The savior admired by his own as he dragged them into his madness, the Satan and exterminating angel feared and hated by all others, Hitler led his people to a shameful defeat .
News & Articles
- Morning Shift: Hawks madness...or is it?
The Chicago Blackhawks are playing for the Cup-the Stanley Cup, of course. Do the 'Hawks get love all year from Chicago fans, or does it take a trip to the playoffs to really rally the city? Plus humorist John Hodgman stops by. [ View the story "Morning Shift: Hawks madness...or is it?" on Storify ]
June 13, 2013 - WBEZ 91.5 Chicago
- Blood drive: Hurricane Madness brings attention to donating
A brief shower didn't hamper Hurricane Madness 2013, an event held at Lehigh Regional Medical Center (LRMC) in cooperation with One Blood Inc., a group that accepts donated blood for the hospital.
June 12, 2013 - Lehigh Acres Citizen
- Review: A fun 'Reefer Madness' at San Jose Stage
'Reefer Madness' at San Jose Stage is a perfect bit of light entertainment.
June 10, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
- Barack Obama in Boston Herald
We can't afford to do the same thing over and over again and expect a different result,Obama said. "That'sa definition of madness, but that's what John McCain is offering. He's offering Bush economic policies and Karl Rove politics."
- Mahmoud Abbas in guardian.co.uk
This is madness, the madness that is going on in Gaza now,said Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president and Fatah leader, who remains in the West Bank.
- Martin Luther King in Worcester Telegram
Somehow this madness must cease,Rev. King told a group of mostly clerics. "I speak for those whose land is being laid waste, whose homes are being destroyed, whose culture is being subverted. I speak for the poor of America who are paying...