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noun as in confusion

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noun as in insanity

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They were a distinctly diverse group, but they were lumped together by commentators and critics as the “sick comics”——as if their attempts to somehow personalize their material signaled mental derangement.

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Given our current moment of apparent national derangement, when large areas of culture and politics seem to have slipped all tethers to reality, Pinker’s ambition to illuminate such a crucial topic offers the welcome prospect of a return to sanity.

A woman’s menstrual cycle alone could see her committed, suffering from “uterine derangement.”

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At some point in the early part of this century, America was treated to the concept of Bush Derangement Syndrome.

The operative definition of political derangement began to shift from the minute these “syndromes” were first “diagnosed.”

And back in the second term of the Bush administration, Democrats afflicted by Bush Derangement Syndrome pushed a similar scheme.

Arriving in Boston was like landing upon the bosom of serenity from the derangement of a war zone.

There have been twice as many Obama Derangement Syndrome books as specimens of Bush Derangement Syndrome.

By the term delicate is understood any chronic derangement of health.

The coroner's inquest found that she had drowned herself while in a state of mental derangement.

A Derangement in my stomach which seemed of the bilious kind determined me to return to town in search of advice.

It was comparatively easy to do this, for the derangement was not at all violent in its form.

Moreover, against this high average of intelligence must be set an equally high average of mental derangement.


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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to derangement, such as: disorder, jumble, and muddle.

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