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synonyms for derailed

  • batty
  • distraught
  • around the bend
  • bizarre
  • brainsick
  • cracked
  • crazed
  • crazy
  • crazy as a loon
  • cuckoo
  • daft
  • demented
  • deranged
  • disordered
  • dotty
  • fatuous
  • frenzied
  • idiotic
  • impractical
  • irrational
  • irresponsible
  • loony
  • lunatic
  • ma
  • mad
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How to use derailed in a sentence

The crowd which had expected to see the engine derailed, broke into resounding cheers.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Once derailed, the truck would then spin around on the deadly center pin, throwing the locomotive over.
INTRODUCTION OF THE LOCOMOTIVE SAFETY TRUCKJOHN H. WHITE
Sometimes a train is derailed, as the papers call it, and two or three people have to remain over as we did all night.
NYE AND RILEY'S WIT AND HUMOR (POEMS AND YARNS)BILL NYE
The engine had been derailed by the violence of the shock, and it would require some time before we could proceed.
SOUTH AND SOUTH CENTRAL AFRICAH. FRANCES DAVIDSON
Three months ago one of our engines was derailed by a wild elephant and the driver badly injured.
LIFE IN AN INDIAN OUTPOSTGORDON CASSERLY
But there is such a thing as a train of thought, and mine is constantly being derailed, and wrecked and pitched about.
DAWN O'HARA, THE GIRL WHO LAUGHEDEDNA FERBER
They had scarcely got him into the tonneau when a series of yells arose from the crowd down near the derailed freight train.
RUTH FIELDING ON CLIFF ISLANDALICE EMERSON
Train No. 98 ran into derailed car and 14 cars of time freight burned up.
RAILROAD ACCIDENTSR. C. RICHARDS
It succeeded soon in removing the impediment, and sped away with the trucks which had not been derailed.
THROUGH SHOT AND FLAMEJ. D. KESTELL.
Owing to a cow straying on the line at Acton Bridge last week a goods train was derailed.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, DEC. 5, 1917VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DERAILED

  • around the bend
  • batty
  • bizarre
  • brainsick
  • cracked
  • crazed
  • crazy
  • crazy as a loon
  • cuckoo
  • daft
  • demented
  • derailed
  • deranged
  • disordered
  • distraught
  • dotty
  • fatuous
  • frenzied
  • idiotic
  • impractical
  • irrational
  • irresponsible
  • loony
  • lunatic
  • ma
  • mad
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.