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synonyms for demented

  • deranged
  • hysterical
  • mad
  • maniacal
  • manic
  • psychotic
  • unhinged
  • bananas
  • bemused
  • crackbrained
  • daft
  • delirious
  • distracted
  • distraught
  • flipped-out
  • foolish
  • frenzied
  • fruity
  • idiotic
  • in the ozone
  • lunatic
  • maniac
  • non compos mentis
  • nutty as a fruitcake
  • out of one's gourd
  • out of one's tree
  • psycho
  • psychopathic
  • schitzy
  • schizoid
  • unbalanced
  • unglued
  • unsound
  • whacko
See also synonyms for: dementedly

antonyms for demented

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  • OK
  • balanced
  • calm
  • sane
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • sensible
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How to use demented in a sentence

Squealing and growling with malevolent delight, Dano’s villain is a hybrid creation with his own distinctive lunacy, and he proves a worthy rival to Pattinson’s demented Dark Knight.
‘THE BATMAN’ IS THE BEST BATMAN MOVIE SINCE ‘THE DARK KNIGHT’NICK SCHAGERFEBRUARY 28, 2022THE DAILY BEAST
At 27 feet tall and built of polyurethane coated with supposedly graffiti-proof paint, it appeared to have been crafted by a cross between a demented adolescent, a lover of brutalist Hitlerian “art,” and an unhinged cartoonist on a bad LSD trip.
THE HIDEOUS PEOPLE BEHIND A ‘HEINOUSLY UGLY’ CONFEDERATE STATUEMARK POTOKDECEMBER 19, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
A brain scan showed such deterioration that the neuroradiologist said it looked like the MRI of a demented 85-year-old.
A STAY IN THE ICU CAN BE TERRIFYING. IT MIGHT NOT GET BETTER AFTER RELEASE.KATIE HAFNEROCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Perhaps those numbers are overstated, but that’s still a lot of people willing to publicly express confidence in one of the more demented ideas that’s ever emerged.
ELEVATING DOUBT IS THE POINTPHILIP BUMPMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She paused when she was beside the bed, and stood looking down upon him in that demented fashion.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
She made no reply, trembled, put her hair and her clothes straight again with the fingers of a woman demented.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The demented girl seemed not to hear, she did not even raise her eyes, and continued swaying to and fro and to laugh.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Ah, I see you think I am demented because I say that, but my husband is alive.
MARY LOUISE AND JOSIE O'GORMANEMMA SPEED SAMPSON
Letter has just come, and I am demented about my new godchild!
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
A more demented crew never drifted to the rear of broken battalions.
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