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Meaning of DEMENTED

Pronunciation:  di'mentid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"

DEMENTED is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: brainsick, crazy, distracted, disturbed, insane, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*ment"ed\, a. [From {Dement}.]
Insane; mad; of unsound mind. -- {De*ment"ed*ness}, n.

Computing Dictionary

Yet another term of disgust used to describe a program. The connotation in this case is that the program works as designed, but the design is bad. Said, for example, of a program that generates large numbers of meaningless error messages, implying that it is on the brink of imminent collapse.

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Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abnormal, bereft of reason, brainsick, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, delirious, deluded, deprived of reason, deranged, disoriented, distraught, flighty, frenzied, hallucinated, hysterical, insane, irrational, loco, lunatic, mad, maddened, maniac, manic, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, moon-struck, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there, not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, psycho, queer, reasonless, senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, tetched, touched, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, wandering, witless