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synonyms for lunacy

  • absurdity
  • folly
  • foolishness
  • idiocy
  • insanity
  • mania
  • silliness
  • stupidity
  • aberration
  • alienation
  • asininity
  • derangement
  • distraction
  • fatuity
  • foolhardiness
  • imbalance
  • imbecility
  • inanity
  • ineptitude
  • psychopathy
  • psychosis
  • senselessness

antonyms for lunacy

MOST RELEVANT
  • intelligence
  • judgment
  • sense
  • seriousness
  • wisdom
  • saneness
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How to use lunacy in a sentence

Instead, drains and pipes carry it away—lunacy, Yu thinks, in places with water shortages.
THE ARCHITECT MAKING FRIENDS WITH FLOODINGERICA GIESDECEMBER 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It was the kind of rampage mounted by a physician who meets lunacy and delusion with quiet scientific truth.
THE COVID DOC SAVING LIVES—IN THE E.R. AND ON TWITTERMICHAEL DALYDECEMBER 10, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Charles Manson turned retribution for a drug burn into a shaggy dog story of multi-night massacres, lunacy and a race war he was hoping to kick off.
OF BULLETS AND BALLOTSSEAN CULLIGANOCTOBER 9, 2021OZY
This effort to prevent the IRS from cracking down on wealthy tax cheats is being sold in language that echoes the lurid lunacy of the Obama years.
MEET THE NEW TEA PARTY, SAME AS THE OLD TEA PARTYGREG SARGENTJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Today the island is called Roosevelt Island, and there are no more lunatics, though there is some degree of lunacy, especially in the waning days of the pandemic.
GENE WEINGARTEN: NEW YORK, FROM THE BIZARRE TO THE TRULY BIZARREGENE WEINGARTENJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Francis le Moine, an excellent French painter, ran himself through with a sword in a fit of lunacy.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I have been collecting some most valuable information on (looking round at them) lunacy in the—er—county of Devonshire.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
But he is quite a Michelet; the general views, and such a piece of character painting, excellent; but his method sheer lunacy.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Our whole scheme of things indeed is so mixed, that the wonder only is we are not all in a state of chronic lunacy.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Lunacy had always been, and remained, a ground of exception from the prohibition to grant outdoor relief.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LUNACY

  • craziness
  • derangement
  • insaneness
  • lunacy
  • madness
  • mental disorder
  • mental illness
  • psychopathy
  • psychosis
  • unsoundness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.